May 27, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Allied troops begin evacuating Crete

Event of interestEvent of Interest

FDR declares state of emergency due to Germany's sinking of Robin Moor

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • German battleship Bismarck sunk by British naval force

Birthdays in History

  • Adriaan Venema, Dutch journalist/author (Mussert)
  • Allan Carr, Ill, director (Grease, Happiest Millionaire)

Deaths in History

  • AH Borgesius, tutor/experimentator/amateur astronomer, dies at 76