On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • British Open 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)