On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1908

Historical Events

  • Maulana Hakeem Noor-ud-Din iss elected the first Khalifa of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.

Famous Birthdays

  • Alec Brown, English snooker player (Daily Mail Gold Cup 1939, 40; News of the World 1951), born in London (d. 1995)
  • Harold Rome, American composer (Fanny; Pins & Needles), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1993)
  • Melle Oldeboerrigter, Dutch painter and cartoonist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1976)
1908 Highlights

About May 27, 1908

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini