On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1941

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew McMaster, Scottish keyboardist, and songwriter (The Motors - "Airport"; "Tenement Steps"), born in Calton, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Johannes Fritsch, German composer, born in Bensheim, Germany (d. 2010)

Famous Weddings

Judy Garland

American singer and actress Judy Garland (19) weds British-American musician David Rose (31); divorce in 1944

Actress Judy Garland
Judy Garland

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Henry O'Keeffe, New Zealand artist, dies at 83
1941 Highlights

About July 27, 1941

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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