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May 27th is the 147th day of the year (148th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 218 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about May 27th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on May 27th
1794 Cornelius Vanderbilt (businessman)
1837 Wild Bill Hickok (lawman)
1867 Caleb Bradham (inventor of Pepsi-Cola)
1897 John Cockcroft (nuclear physicist)
1911 Vincent Price (actor)
1922 Sir Christopher Lee (actor)
1923 Dr Henry Kissinger (US Secretary of State)
1936 Louis Gossett, Jr. (actor)
1943 Cilla Black (actress, singer)
1946 Lewis Collins (actor)
1957 Siouxsie Sioux (singer)
1957 Duncan Goodhew (swimmer)
1958 Linnea Quigley (actress)
1962 Ravi Shastri (cricketer)
1965 Pat+Cash (tennis player)
1966 Heston Blumenthal (chef)
1967 Paul Gascoigne (soccer player)
1970 Joseph Fiennes (actor)
1971 Paul Bettany (actor)
1975 Jamie Oliver (celebrity chef)
May 27th in History
1703 Tsar Peter the Great founds the city of Saint Petersburg in Russia.
1919 The flying boat, NC-4, reaches Lisbon, completing the first transatlantic flight.
1923 Finish of the first 24 Hours of Le Mans motor-race.
1930 Chrysler Building opens in New York City.
1937 The Golden Gate Bridge opens to pedestrian traffic.
1940 Operation Dynamo: British and Allied forces begin evacuating from Dunkirk, France.
1974 Jacques Chirac becomes Prime Minister of France.
2019 US President Donald Trump is the first foreign leader to meet Japanese Emperor Naruhito.
May 27th is also
Feast of Saint Bede (Catholicism)
People born on May 27th are Gemini
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