On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1912

Famous Birthdays

  • John Cheever, American writer (Wapshot Chronicle, Pulitzer), born in Quincy, Massachusetts (d. 1982)

Person of interestSam Snead

Sam Snead, American golfer (7 PGA Tour major titles; US Masters 1949, 52, 54), born in Ashwood, Virginia (d. 2002)

Golfer Sam Snead
Sam Snead
  • Terry Moore, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Vernon, Alabama (d. 1995)
1912 Highlights

About May 27, 1912

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini