On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Mercer, Canadian rock drummer (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Judy Carne, English comedienne and actress (Laugh-In, Love on a Rooftop), born in Northampton, England (d. 2015)
  • Stanislaw Dziwisz, Polish prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, Archbishop of Kraków, born in Raba Wyżna, Poland
1939 Highlights

About April 27, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus