What Happened on March 27, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Daphne Todd, president (Royal Society of Portrait Painters)
  • Dough Wilkerson, football
  • Tom Sullivan, blind actor (If You Could See What I Hear), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Walt Mossberg, the highest-paid journalist at the Wall Street Journal

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Smith, cricketer (batted for South Africa in 1902-03), dies