On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Reynolds, American baseball shortstop (MLB All Star 1978-79; Seattle Mariners; Houston Astros), born in Houston, Texas
  • David Knopfler, British singer-songwriter (Dire Straits), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Jay Hill, Canadian politician
  • Karla Bonoff, rock singer (New World, Restless Nights)
  • Tovah Feldshuh, American actress (Idolmaker, Terror out of the Sky), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Henri G Winkelman, Dutch supreme commander army/navy 1940, dies at 76
  • Patrick Joseph Hartigan, Australian Roman Catholic priest, dies at 74