July 27, 1917 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • World War I: Allied troops reach the Yser Canal in the prelude to the Battle of Passchendaele

Birthdays in History

  • John Cunningham, executive director (British Aerospace)
  • Robert Cowans, executive director (British Aerospace)

Deaths in History

  • Emil Theodor Kocher, Swiss surgeon, Nobel laureate (b. 1841)