On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1941

Historical Events


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Reinhard Heydrich, "butcher of Prague," appointed SS-general (Gruppenfuehrer)

Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich
Nazi leader
Reinhard Heydrich

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US President Roosevelt launches the 1st Liberty ship, freighter SS Patrick Henry

American Revolutionary and Founding Father Patrick Henry
American Revolutionary and Founding Father
Patrick Henry

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Bonetti, English soccer goalkeeper (7 caps; World Cup 1966; Chelsea 600 games), born in London, England (d. 2020)
  • Roger Claessen, Belgian soccer striker (17 caps; Standard de Liège), born in Warsage, Belgium (d. 1982)
  • Serge Ménard, Québécois politician
1941 Highlights

About September 27, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra