On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday

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
  • Edmund Weiner, English lexicographer (Oxford English Dictionary), born in Oxford, England
  • Jeff Cook, Fort Payne Ala, country guitar/vocalist (Alabama-Mt Music)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Chesney, actor (Lodger, Chelsea Life), dies at 67