On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1950

Historical Events

  • "Arms & the Girl" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 134 performances
  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Wallace Stevens

Famous Birthdays

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater (née Garrett), American Grammy Award-winning jazz singer-songwriter, Tony Award-winning stage actress (The Wiz), and radio host (NPR's "JazzSet"), born in Memphis, Tennessee
1950 Highlights

About May 27, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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