On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1918

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Third Battle of Aisne: German offensive overcomes British forces (WWI)

Famous Birthdays

  • Kam Fong Chun, American actor (Hawaii Five-0, Magnum, P.I.), born in Kalihi, Territory of Hawaii (d. 2002)
  • Yasuhiro Nakasone, premier of Japan (1982-87)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Adams, US literature historian (Esther), dies at 80