What Happened on July 27, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Gygax, American role-playing games creator (Dungeons & Dragons) and fantasy author, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)
  • Isabelle Aubret [Thérèse Coquerelle], French singer ("Un premier amour"), born in Lille, France
Born in 1938

Famous Deaths

  • Catherine Wolfe Donohue, American watch dial painter, dies of radium poisoning at 35 [1]
1938 Highlights

About July 27, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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