On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1894

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Dashiell Hammett, American detective novelist (Sam Spade, Maltese Falcon), born in St. Mary's County, Maryland (d. 1961)
  • Louis-Ferdinand CĂ©line, French writer (Die Nacht), born in Courbevoie, Seine, France (d. 1961)