What Happened on July 27, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Australia set 404 to win v England at Headingley

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman's 29th & last Test Cricket century, part of winning 3-404

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Otto Skorzeny escapes anti-nazi camp at Darmstadt

Famous Birthdays

  • Henny Vrienten, Dutch bassist/singer (Doe Maar)
  • Peggy Fleming Jenkins, figure skater (Olym-gold-1968), born in San Jose, California

Famous Deaths

  • Francesco Spetrino, composer, dies at 91
  • Woolf Barnato, British racing driver (b. 1898)