What Happened on May 27, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Groundbreaking begins on Hugh Grant Circle in Bronx

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Woodrow Wilson addresses the League to Enforce Peace, founded in 1915, and gives public support to the idea of a league of nations

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson

Famous Birthdays

  • Norman Griggs, VP (Building Society Association)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Naval commander Karl Donitz (24) weds nurse Ingeborg Weber

Naval commander and Nazi leader Karl Dönitz
Naval commander and Nazi leader
Karl Dönitz

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph S Gallieni, General/military governor of Paris, dies