What Happened on July 27, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 45th Men's French Championships: Marcel Bernard beats Jaroslav Drobny (3-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-3)
  • 45th Women's French Championships: Margaret Osborne beats Pauline Betz (1-6, 8-6, 7-5)
  • Boston Red Sox Rudy York hits 2 grand slams in 1 game, gets 10 RBIs

Famous Birthdays

  • Gwynne Gilford, actress (Linda Harris-Waverly Wonders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Rade Šerbedžija, Croatian actor
  • Ricardo Anasagasti, [Ricardo M Meul], Curacao, dancer/actor
  • Toktar Ongarbajewitch Aubakirov, Kazakhstan, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13)

Famous Deaths

  • Gertrude Stein, US/Fren author/poet (Ida, Tender Buttons), dies at 72