What Happened on July 27, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Ferris, actress (Nice Girl Like Me), born in London, England
  • Dennis Ralston, American tennis player
  • John Pleshette, actor (Richard-Knots Landing, 7th Avenue), born in NYC, New York
  • Robert Arthur Thornbury Campbell, journalist/musician

Famous Deaths

  • William Matthew Finders Petrie, Egyptologist, dies