What Happened on July 27, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 772 British bombers attack Hamburg

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Ramsey, American rocker (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