On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Walter Lucas, first Chief Restorer of the National Gallery, London, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Hallvard Olav Johnsen, Norwegian composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 2003)
  • Robert Normann, Norwegian jazz guitar pioneer, accordionist, and composer, born in Borge, Østfold, Norway (d. 1998)
1916 Highlights

About June 27, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer