On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Ron Greene, American college basketball coach (Uni of New Orleans, Mississippi State, Murray State, Indiana State), born in Terre Haute, Indiana (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Calvin Bridges, American geneticist (b. 1889)
  • Emile Vandervelde, President (1900–1918) of the International Socialist Bureau and Minister of 3 Belgian governments dies at 72
  • O Mandelstam, writer, dies
1938 Highlights

About December 27, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn