On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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), born in Rome, Georgia
  • Jeremy Thomas, British film producer and actor (Family Life), born in London

Person of interestMaureen McGovern

Maureen McGovern, singer (Got To Be a Morning After), born in Youngstown, Ohio