On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1951

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Frenk, Mexican-British cosmologist, born in Mexico

Person of interestEdward Lee Howard

Edward Lee Howard, American CIA Case Officer and alleged Soviet spy who defected to the Soviet Union in 1985, born in Alamogordo, New Mexico (d. 2002)

Alleged Soviet Spy Edward Lee Howard
Alleged Soviet Spy
Edward Lee Howard
  • Jayne Kennedy, American actress (Body and Soul), born in Washington, D.C.
  • K. K. Downing, British rock guitarist (Judas Priest - "Breakin' The Law"), born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England
  • Nancy Jacobs, American politician (R), Senator Maryland (1999-2015), born in Charleston, West Virginia
1951 Highlights

About October 27, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio