On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1944

Historical Events

  • Cherbourg, France liberated by Allies

Famous Birthdays

  • Kees [Cornelis Johannes] Ouwens, Dutch writer and poet (Intimate Acts), born in Zeist, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • Patrick Sercu, Belgian cyclist, 1K time trial (Olympic gold 1964), born in Roeselare, West Flanders, Belgium

Famous Deaths

  • Milan Hod┼ża, Slovak politician (b. 1878)
  • Werner Wehrli, composer, dies at 52
1944 Highlights

About June 27, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer