On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1957

Historical Events

  • Hurricane Audrey, kills 526 in Louisiana & Texas
  • The British Medical Research Council publishes a report suggesting a direct link between smoking and lung cancer.

Famous Deaths

  • Malcolm Lowry, English writer (Ultramarine), dies at 48
1957 Highlights

About June 27, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer