On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 1940

Historical Events

  • 6th Heisman Trophy Award: Tom Harmon, Michigan (HB)

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBruce Lee

Bruce Lee [Lee Yuen Kam], Chinese-American martial artist and actor (Enter the Dragon), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1973)

Martial Artist and Actor Bruce Lee
Martial Artist and Actor
Bruce Lee
  • John Alderton, English actor (Zardoz), born in Gainsborough, England
  • Maciej Małecki, Polish pianist and composer, born in Warsaw, Poland
1940 Highlights

About November 27, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius