What Happened on June 27, 1906

Historical Events

  • The IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) established in London with Lord Kelvin as President to standardize electrical units and terms [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Catherine Cookson, English novelist (Bannaman Legacy), born in Jarrow, Durham, England (d. 1998)
  • Vernon Watkins, Welsh poet (Ballad of Mari Lwyd), born in Maesteg, Wales (d. 1967)
1906 Highlights

About June 27, 1906

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer