On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1949

Historical Events

  • 1st jet-propelled airline (De Havilland Comet) flies

Famous Birthdays

  • André Dupont, Quebec ice hockey player, born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada
  • David Muse, American rocker (Firefall - "You Are The Woman"), born in Rome, Georgia
  • Jeremy Thomas, British film producer and actor (Family Life), born in London

Person of interestMaureen McGovern

Maureen McGovern, singer (The Morning After), born in Youngstown, Ohio


1949 Highlights

About July 27, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo