On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1948

Ship that Changed the Face of Britain

Historical Events

  • Arabs blow up Jewish synagogue Hurvat Rabbi Yehudah he-Hasid

Sports History

Hank Greenberg buys an interest in the Cleveland Indians

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-8, T-14, TM-7)
  • Anna E "Annelies" Balhan, Dutch revue-artist/actress (Sweet Chairty)
  • Pete Sears, British session and touring bassist (Jefferson Starship; Rod Stewart), born in Bromley, Kent, England
1948 Highlights

About May 27, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years and 8 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini