What Happened on June 27, 1939

Historical Events

  • 1st night game at Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Indians 5, Tigers 0)

Cricket History

Brilliant West Indies batsman George Headley scores 107 to follow his 106 in the 1st innings in 1st cricket Test v England at Lord's; England still wins by 8 wickets

  • Brooklyn Dodgers tie Boston Bees, 2-2 in 23 innings; called on account of darkness after 5 hours 15 minutes
1939 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Neil Hawke, Australian cricket fast bowler (27 Tests, 91 wickets; South Australia CA), born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 2000)
  • R. D. Burman, Indian film score composer (1942: A Love Story), born in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 1994)
Born in 1939

About June 27, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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