On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1926

Famous Birthdays

  • Clifford “Bud” Shank, American jazz saxophonist and flute player, born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2009)
  • [John] Gordon Leggat, New Zealand cricketer (open batsman in 9 Tests 1953-56), born in Wellington, New Zealand (d. 1973)

Famous Deaths

  • Srečko Kosovel, Slovenian poet (b. 1904)
1926 Highlights

About May 27, 1926

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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