On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1918

Historical Events

  • Socony 200, 1st concrete barge in US, launched to carry oil, NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Eero Sipilä, Finnish composer, born in Hailuoto, Finland (d. 1972)
  • Leonard Rose, American concert cellist (New York Philharmonic, 1943-51), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1984)
1918 Highlights

About July 27, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 103 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo