On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st general elections in British Guyana, won by Jagans PPP
  • Wrestler Freddie Blassie coins term "Pencil neck geek"

Famous Birthdays

  • Arielle Dombasle, American-French singer and actress, born in Norwich, Connecticut
  • Ellen S. Baker, American physician and NASA astronaut (STS 34, 50, 71), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina