On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1738

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Turkish troops occupy Orsova and Ochakov in eastern Europe

Famous Birthdays

  • Bonaventura Furlanetto, Italian composer, born in Venice (d. 1817)
  • Nathaniel Gorham, American politician (6th President of the Confederation Congress), born in Charlestown, Massachusetts (d. 1796)