On This Day

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Gwynne Gilford, American actress (Linda Harris-Waverly Wonders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Rade Šerbedžija, Croatian actor (Taken 2), born in Bunić, Croatia
  • Toktar Ongarbajewitch Aubakirov, Kazakhstan, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13)

Famous Deaths

  • Gertrude Stein, US/Fren author/poet (Ida, Tender Buttons), dies at 72
1946 Highlights

About July 27, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo