On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1942

Historical Events

  • Cuba declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Peckford, Canadian politician
  • Daryl Dragon, American keyboardist (Captain & Tennille - "Love Will Keep Us Together"), born in Pasadena, California (d. 2019)
1942 Highlights

About August 27, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo