On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Irv Cross, American NFL sportscaster (CBS-TV), born in Hammond, Indiana
  • James McGee, British pathologist and professor (Morbid Anatomy at Oxford), born in Mossend, Lanarkshire, Scotland
  • James Victor, Dominican-American actor (Boulevard Night, Streets of LA), born in Santiago Province, Dominican Republic (d. 2016)
1939 Highlights

About July 27, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo