On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1945

Historical Events

  • Foundation 1940-45 established

Famous Birthdays

  • Catherine Lacoste, French golfer (US Women's Open 1967), born in Paris, France
  • Joel Revzen, American opera conductor and pianist, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • Joey Covington [Michno], American drummer (Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna, and Jefferson Starship), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • John M. Veitch, American Hall of Fame Thoroughbred horse trainer, born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Norma Kamali, American dress designer (Costumes for the Wiz), born in NYC, New York
  • Omar Badsha, South African photographer, trade unionist and political activist, born in Durban, South Africa
1945 Highlights

About June 27, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer