On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 200 RAF Halifax bombers attack oil installations in Hamburg

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Conyngham, composer
  • G W Bailey, Port Arthur, Texas, American actor (Police Academy, The Closer)
  • Tim Bogert, American musician (Vanilla Fudge), born in NYC, New York
  • Wim Jurg, corrector/chairman (Werelddambond FMJD)

Famous Deaths

  • Georg von Boeselager, German nobleman (b. 1915)