What Happened on August 27, 1939

Historical Events

  • Erich Warsitz in a Heinkel He-178 makes the 1st manned jet-propelled flight
  • Nazi Germany demands Danzig & Polish corridor

Historic Event

Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands receives German ambassador Grave Zech


Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Patten, American soul singer (Gladys Knight & the Pips), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2005)
1939 Highlights

About August 27, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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