On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1951

Historical Events

Historic Event

Chinese Communists force Dalai Lama to surrender his army to Beijing

Famous Birthdays

  • John Conteh, British boxer, WBC Light Heavyweight crown (1974-77), born in Liverpool
  • Norma Jean Almodovar, American author (Cop to Call Girl) and sex worker activist, born in Binghampton, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Blamey, Australian general (WWI, WWII), dies at 67
1951 Highlights

About May 27, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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