On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1943

Historical Events

  • 772 British bombers attack Hamburg

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Ramsey, American rock bassist (Gary Lewis & the Playboys - "This Diamond Ring") (d. 1985)
  • Stu Gilliam, American actor and comedian (Roll Out, Harris & Company), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Godfrey Cripps, cricketer (1st Currie Cup-winning captain), dies
  • H B G Austin, cricketer (capt of 1923 WI team to England), dies
1943 Highlights

About July 27, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo