May 27, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Dorie Miller awarded navy cross for deeds at Pearl Harbor

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hitler orders 10,000 Czechs murdered

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Italian army begin siege of French western Fort Bir Hachim
  • Reinhard Heydrich, Nazi "Deputy Reich Protector of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia" is shot and mortally wounded in Prague during Operation Anthropoid

Birthdays in History

  • Lee Baca, American law enforcement official
  • Roger Freeman, British minister of transport