On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1944

Historical Events

  • 200 RAF Halifax bombers attack oil installations in Hamburg

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Conyngham, Australian composer (Gardener Of Time; Kangaroo Island), born in Sydney
  • G W Bailey, Port Arthur, Texas, American actor (Police Academy, The Closer)
  • Tim Bogert, American rock bassist (Vanilla Fudge; Jeff Beck), born in NYC, New York
  • Wim Jurg, corrector/chairman (Werelddambond FMJD)

Famous Deaths

  • Georg von Boeselager, German nobleman (b. 1915)
1944 Highlights

About August 27, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo