27 September is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years). There are 95 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 1992: Colds and the flu were going around Hogwarts, and many people, including Ginny Weasley, visited the hospital wing so Madam Pomfrey could give them Pepperup Potion.
Behind the scenes
- 1920: Margery Mason, the actor who portrayed the Honeydukes Express lady in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, is born.
- 2012: The Casual Vacancy, J. K. Rowling's first novel targeted specifically at adults, is released.