What Happened on April 27, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Belgian Jews are forced to wear stars
  • Tornado destroys Pryor, Oklahoma, killing 100, injuring 300

Famous Birthdays

  • Gordon Roddick, English cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop)
  • Valeri Vladimirovich Polyakov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-6, TM-18)