What Happened on July 27, 1946

Historical Events

  • 45th Women's French Championships: Margaret Osborne beats Pauline Betz (1-6, 8-6, 7-5)
  • Boston Red Sox Rudy York hits 2 grand slams in 1 game, gets 10 RBIs

French Open Men's Tennis

French Championships Men's Tennis: Marcel Bernard beats Jaroslav Drobný 3-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-3

1946 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Gwynne Gilford, American actress (Linda Harris-Waverly Wonders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Larry Biitner, American MLB baseball outfielder, 1970-83 (Washington Senators/Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs, and 2 other teams), born in Pocahontas, Iowa (d. 2022)
  • Rade Šerbedžija, Croatian actor (Taken 2), born in Bunić, Croatia
  • Toktar Ongarbajewitch Aubakirov, Kazakhstan, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13)
Born in 1946

Famous Deaths

  • Gertrude Stein, American-French writer and poet (Ida, Tender Buttons), dies at 72

About July 27, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo