What Happened on January 27, 1940

Historical Events

  • -17°F (-27°C), CCC Camp F-16, Georgia (state record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian T O'Leary, astronaut, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • James Cromwell, American actor (Babe, The Green Mile), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Isaak Babel, Russian writer (Zakat, Marija), executed at 46
1940 Highlights

About January 27, 1940

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 83 years and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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