On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1947

Historical Events

  • 98°F (36.8°C) in De Bilt, Netherlands
  • WRC TV channel 4 in Washington, D.C. (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Francisca "Cisca" Beaudoux, actress (2 Under a Cap)
  • Jim Fuller, American "Godfather of surf guitar" and songwriter (The Safaris - "Wipe Out"), born in California (d. 2017)
1947 Highlights

About June 27, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer