On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1936

Historical Events

  • RMS Queen Mary leaves Southampton for NY on maiden voyage

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Bathurst, vice chief of British Defense Staff
  • Lord Holme, president British Liberal Party
  • Louis Gossett Jr, American actor (Officer & Gentleman, Deep), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Marcel Masse, Canadian politician
1936 Highlights

About May 27, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini