On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1944

Historical Events

  • Allies land on Biak, Indonesia (operation Horlicks)
  • Japanese advance in Hangkhou China

Historic Event

Jean-Paul Sartres' "Huis Clos" premieres in Paris


Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Adamson, Scottish drummer (The Searchers, 1969-98), born in Peebles, Scotland (d. 2013)
  • Christopher J Dodd, (Gov/Sen-D-CT, 1981- )
1944 Highlights

About May 27, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini