On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1944

Historical Events

  • Greece: British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London

Famous Birthdays

  • Mick Jones, English rock guitarist (Foreigner - "I Want to Know What Love Is"), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
  • Tracy Nelson, American blues rock singer (Mother Earth), born in Madison, Wisconsin

Famous Deaths

  • Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, American pianist and composer (Gaelic Symphony), dies at 77
1944 Highlights

About December 27, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn