On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew McKay, conservative MP
  • Doug Tewell, American golfer (PGA Senior C'ship 2000, The Tradition 2001), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Edith Valckaert, Belgian violinist and educator, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1992)
  • Jeff Cook, American country guitarist, singer and fiddler (Alabama - "Mountain Music"), born in Fort Payne, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Chesney [Kellaway], British stage and screen character actor (The Lodger; Chelsea Life), dies of a stroke at 68
1949 Highlights

About August 27, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo