On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1949

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indians start 12-17, owner Bill Veeck arranges a "Second Opening Day"

MLB Team Owner and Promoter Bill Veeck
MLB Team Owner and Promoter
Bill Veeck
  • Martin Canine, cartoon character, spoofs Martin Kane

Famous Deaths

  • Ropert L Ripley, cartoonist (Believe It or Not), dies at 55 in NY
1949 Highlights

About May 27, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini