On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1941

Historical Events

Music History

Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 7th Symphony in Siberia

  • Japan bombs Manila even though it was declared an "open city"

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Dog, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Chuck Jones and Bob Clampett (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Porky's Pooch"
  • Leslie Maguire, English pianist (Gerry & the Pacemakers - "Ferry Cross the Mersey"), born in Wallasey, United Kingdom
  • Michael Thomas "Mike" Pinder, English keyboard player and Mellotron pioneer (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin), born in Birmingham, England
1941 Highlights

About December 27, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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