What Happened on July 27, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Asfa Wossen, Crown prince of Ethiopia/son of emperor Haile Selassi
  • Elbert "Skippy" Williams, tenor Sax player
  • Keenan Wynn, actor (Dr Strangelove, Absent Minded Professor), born in New York City (d. 1986)
  • Siegfried Reda, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Fryatt, British capt of SS Brussels, executed by Germans, dies