On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1953

Historical Events

  • Dutch social democratic/Dutch Liberal Party win municipal elections

Famous Deaths

  • Jesse Burkett, American Baseball Hall of Fame left fielder (NL batting champion 1895-96, 1901; 240 hits in 1896 MLB record for 15 years), dies at 84
1953 Highlights

About May 27, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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