On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 1940

Historical Events

Sports History

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

Famous Birthdays

Bruce Lee

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

  • John Alderton, British actor (Please, Sir!; Zardoz; Upstairs, Downstairs), born in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England
  • Maciej Małecki, Polish concert pianist and composer, born in Warsaw, Poland
1940 Highlights

About November 27, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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