What Happened on May 27, 1912

Famous Birthdays

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

Sam SneadSam Snead (1912-2002)

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

  • Terry Moore, American baseball outfielder (World Series 1942, 46; 4 x MLB All Star; St. Louis Cardinals) and manager (Philadelphia Phillies 1954), born in Vernon, Alabama (d. 1995)
1912 Highlights

About May 27, 1912

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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