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)
  • Edmund Weiner, English lexicographer (Oxford English Dictionary), born in Oxford, England
  • Jeff Cook, American country guitarist, singer and fiddler (Alabama - Mountain Music), born in Fort Payne, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Chesney, actor (Lodger, Chelsea Life), dies at 67
1949 Highlights

About August 27, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo