What Happened on June 27, 1908

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 22nd U.S. Women's National Championship: Maud Barger-Wallach beats Evelyn Sears 6-3, 1-6, 6-3

Famous Birthdays

  • David Davis, British radio broadcaster (BBC Children's Hour), born in Malvern, Worcestershire, England (d. 1996)
  • Hans de Jong, musician and conductor (De Damrakkertjes) (d. 1994)
  • João Guimarães Rosa, Brazilian writer (The Devil to Pay in the Backlands), born in Cordisburgo, Brazil (d. 1967)