On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday

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, songwriter, and record producer (The Beach Boys, I Write the Songs), 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