What Happened on July 27, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 772 British bombers attack Hamburg

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Ramsey, NJ, rocker (Gary Lewis & the Playboys-This Diamond Ring)
  • Stu Gilliam, actor/comedian (Roll Out, Harris & Company), born in Detroit, Michigan

Famous Deaths

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