On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1940

Famous Birthdays

  • David Shepherd, English cricket umpire (92 Tests 1985–2005; 172 ODIs 1983–2005), born in Bideford, England (d. 2009)
  • Jerry Lambert, jockey (rode Native Diver)
1940 Highlights

About December 27, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn