On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1937

Historical Events

  • Carl Hubbell wins his 24th consecutive game (since July 17, 1936)
  • Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco opens to pedestrians

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Carr, American producer and director (Grease, Happiest Millionaire), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • Andrei Bitov, Russian writer (Pushkin House), born in Leningrad, Russia (d. 2018)
1937 Highlights

About May 27, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini