On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1949

Historical Events

Sports History

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

  • 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? 72 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini