On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1942

Historical Events

  • FBI captures 8 Nazi saboteurs from a sub off NY's Long Island
  • PQ-17 convoy leaves Iceland for Archangelsk

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Johnston [Benjamin Baldwin], American singer (The Beach Boys), songwriter ("I Write The Songs"), and record producer, born in Peoria, Illinois
  • Frank Mills, Canadian pianist, composer and arranger (Music Box Dancer), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • John Howard McGuire, American composer, born in Artesia, California
1942 Highlights

About June 27, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer