What Happened on June 27, 1918

Historical Events

  • Canadian hospital ship HMHS Llandovery Castle sunk by German U-boat off southern Ireland - only 24 of 258 people on board survive (U-boat officers later charged with war crimes) [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Adolph Kiefer, American swimmer (Olympic gold 100m backstroke 1936), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
Born in 1918
1918 Highlights

About June 27, 1918

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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