What Happened On 27th July 1949 In History

July 27th (1949) was a Wednesday. It's the 208th day of the year (209th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 157 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 27th July, 1949

  • » Initial flight of the de Havilland Comet, the first jet-powered airliner.

Famous Birthdays on July 27 in 1949

  • » Maury Chaykin, American-Canadian actor (d. 2010)
  • » André Dupont, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • » Susan Gordon, American actress (d. 2011)
  • » Rory Macdonald (musician) called Rory MacDonald, Scottish singer-songwriter and bass player (Runrig and The Band from Rockall)
  • » Maureen McGovern, American singer and actress
  • » Robert Rankin, English author

July 27th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Calendar of saints known as Feast Day:
  • » Aurelius and Natalia and companions of the Martyrs of Córdoba.
  • » Saint Pantaleon named Pantaleon
  • » Seven Sleepers or Seven Sleepers of Ephesus (Roman Martyrology)
  • » July 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Public holidays in the Philippines Other Holidays declared in the Philippines named Iglesia Ni Cristo Day (Philippines called the Philippines)
  • » Public holidays in Puerto Rico e.g José Celso Barbosa Day (Puerto Rico)
  • » Public holidays in Vietnam called Martyrs and Wounded Soldiers Day (Vietnam)
  • » National Sleepy Head Day (Finland)

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World History for the 27th July