What Happened on May 27, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald "Don" Williams, American country singer (I Believe in You), born in Floydada Texas (d. 2017)
  • Earl Cairns, CEO (S G Warburg & Co)
  • Leo LeBlanc, American country musician and pianist who was legally blind, born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 1995)
  • Socratis Kokkalis, Greek businessman

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Roth, Austria journalist (Fluctuate ohne Ende), dies at 44