On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1936

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Royal Liverpool GC: Englishman Alf Padgham wins his only major title, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Jimmy Adams of Scotland

Famous Birthdays

  • John Shalikashvili, Polish-American general (NATO), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2011)
  • Lucille Clifton, American poet (Two-Headed Woman), born in Depew, New York (d. 2010)
1936 Highlights

About June 27, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer