On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Branko Oblak, Slovenian footballer and coach, born in Ljubljan, FPR Yugoslavia
  • Felix Dennis, English publisher and poet (Dennis Publishing), born in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England (d. 2014)
  • Henry McMaster, American politician, Governor of South Carolina (2017-), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Liana Alexandra, Romanian composer, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2011)
  • Peter DeFazio, American politician, Rep-D-Oregon (1987-), born in Needham, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Ed Konetchy, American MLB player, dies at 61
1947 Highlights

About May 27, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini