What Happened on May 27, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Groundbreaking begins on Hugh Grant Circle in Bronx
  • President Wilson addresses the League to Enforce Peace, founded in 1915, and gives public support to the idea of a league of nations

Famous Birthdays

  • Norman Griggs, VP (Building Society Association)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Naval commander Karl Donitz (24) weds nurse Ingeborg Weber

Admiral and Navy Commander Karl Dönitz
Admiral and Navy Commander
Karl Dönitz

Famous Deaths

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