On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1941

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 103°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in July
  • German army enters Ukraine
  • Japanese forces land in Indo-China

Famous Birthdays

  • Johannes Fritsch, German composer, born in Bensheim, Germany (d. 2010)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Henry O'Keeffe, New Zealand artist, dies at 83