What Happened on May 27, 1944

Historical Events

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

Event of Interest

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

1944 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Adamson, Scottish drummer (The Searchers, 1969-98), born in Peebles, Scotland (d. 2013)
  • Christopher J Dodd, (Gov/Sen-D-CT, 1981- )
  • Pleun Strik, Dutch soccer defender (8 caps, FIFA World Cup 1974 runner-up; PSV Eindhoven 270 games), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 2022)
Born in 1944

About May 27, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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