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Historical Events In 1927

Thursday, 13 August 2020

Aug 12   In the year 1927 "Wings," the only silent film to win an Oscar for best picture, opens  

Aug 13   James Curwood, US journalist/writer (Valley of Silent Men), dies at 49 in the year 1927.  

Aug 13   In the year 1927 the birth of Fidel Castro, Cuban leader  

Aug 14   In the year 1927 frank Cvitanovich, film maker  

Aug 16   On this day in history 1st HR hit out of Comiskey Park Chicago (NY Yankee Babe Ruth)  

Aug 17   Bernard "Bernie" Cornfeld, Romanian/US financier (Fund of Funds) on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Horace Alderman, US, murderer, hanged on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Rosalynn Smith Carter, Georgia, 1st lady (1977-1981), Jimmy's lust on this day in history.  

Aug 19   On this day in history james T Broyhill, (Sen-R-NC, 1986)  

Aug 19   On this day in history metropolitan Sergius proclaims the declaration of loyalty of the Russian Orthodox Church to the Soviet state.  

Aug 20   Geriatric1927, English video blogger on this day in history.  

Aug 21   4th Pan-African Congress meets (NYC) on this day in history.  

Aug 21   In the year 1927 wilhelm Jr Killmayer, composer  

Aug 22   In the year 1927 babe Ruth hits 40th of 60 homers  

Aug 23   Anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti are executed in Boston for murdering two men during a 1920 robbery. (They were posthumously exhonerated in 1977.) on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Dick Bruna, Dutch illustrator in the year 1927.  

Aug 23   Nicola Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti, executed in Mass in the year 1927.  

Aug 24   Roger Danneels, Flemish accordionist on this day in history.  

Aug 25   On this day in history althea Gibson, Silver SC, 1st black tennis champion in a major event  

Aug 26   On this day in history francois Leydet, sierra club (Last Redwoods)  

Aug 27   Parks College, America's oldest aviation school, opens on this day in history.  

Aug 29   In the year 1927 marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith)  

Aug 30   On this day in history 41st US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Betty Nuthall (61 64)  

Aug 30   Geoffrey Beene, Louisiana, dress designer (8 Coty Awards) on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Tommy Evans, rocker (Drifters) on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Francis Matthews, British actor (On the Bowery, Paul Temple) on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Rumour starts that Yankee Lou Gehrig will be traded to Tigers in the year 1927.  

Sep 04   On this day in history aleksandr Nikolayevich Matinchenko, Russia, cosmonaut  

Sep 04   In the year 1927 charles Lindbergh visits Boise, Idaho, on his cross-country tour  

Sep 05   Paul Volcker, Federal Reserve chairman on this day in history.  

Sep 05   In the year 1927 red Sox beat Yankees 12-11 in 18 innings  

Sep 06   On this day in history b G DeSylva/Lew Brown's musical "Good News," premieres in NYC  

Sep 07   Philo Farnsworth demonstrates 1st use of TV in SF in the year 1927.  

Sep 09   Elvin Jones, rocker in the year 1927.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1927

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Barbara Baxley, Stockton CA, actress (Norma Rae, Countdown) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Juliusz Luciuk, composer was born in the year 1927.  

Jan 01   Yuri Grigorovich, Leningrad, choreographer was born in the year 1927.  

Jan 01   Doak Walker, American football star (d. 1998) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1927 birth of calum MacKay, Canadian hockey player (d. 2001)  

Jan 01   In the year 1927 birth of maurice Béjart, French choreographer (d. 2007)  

Jan 01   In the year 1927 birth of pat Heywood, Scottish actress  

Jan 01   In the year 1927 birth of vernon L. Smith, American economist, winner  

Famous Deaths In 1927

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Carle David Tolmé Runge, German physicist (b. 1856) died on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Houston S Chamberlain, British/German race theorist, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Juliette Gordon Low, American founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA (b. 1860) died in the year 1927.  

Jan 19   On this day in history charlotte MAAVCL, princess of Belg/emp of Mexico (1864-67), dies at 86  

Jan 21   On this day in history floris H Verster, Dutch painter/cartoonist/etcher, dies at 65  

Jan 27   Georgios Grivas, Cyprus-born general in the Greek Army died in the year 1927.  

Jan 30   On this day in history friedrich Ernst Koch, composer, dies at 64  

Feb 04   Thomas Linnemann Laub, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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