What Happened on September 27, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Warsaw surrenders to Germans after 19 days of resistance
  • White Sox host 1st "day-night" doubleheader, lose to Cleve, 5-2 & 7-5

Famous Birthdays

  • Carol Lynn Pearson, American poet and writer
  • Jim Ross Lightfoot, (Rep-R-Iowa, 1985- )

Person of interestKathy Whitworth

Kathy Whitworth, American golfer (7 time LPGA Player of Year), born in Monahans, Texas

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Nicholas Haslam, English interior designer, born in Amersham