What Happened on July 27, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Emile Zatopek runs Olympic record marathon (2:23:03.2)

Famous Birthdays

  • Hannu-Pekka Hänninen, Finnish sports commentator

Famous Deaths

  • Roland Pope, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies
  • W de Basil, [US Voskresenski], Russian ballet dancer, dies