What Happened on August 27, 1941

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Shah of Iran Rezā Shāh Pahlavi abdicates throne in favour of his son Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Famous Birthdays

  • Cesária Évora, Cape Verdean Grammy Award-winning morna singer (Voz d'Amor), known as "the Barefoot Diva", born in Mindelo, Cape Verde (d. 2011)
  • Harrison Page, American actor
  • Yuri Vassilyevich Malyshev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-2, T-11)
Born in 1941
1941 Highlights

About August 27, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo