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Historical Events In 1927

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

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

Aug 13   On this day in history james Curwood, US journalist/writer (Valley of Silent Men), dies at 49  

Aug 13   On this day in history the birth of Fidel Castro, Cuban leader  

Aug 14   On this day in history frank Cvitanovich, film maker  

Aug 16   1st HR hit out of Comiskey Park Chicago (NY Yankee Babe Ruth) in the year 1927.  

Aug 17   On this day in history bernard "Bernie" Cornfeld, Romanian/US financier (Fund of Funds)  

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

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

Aug 19   In the year 1927 james T Broyhill, (Sen-R-NC, 1986)  

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

Aug 20   On this day in history geriatric1927, English video blogger  

Aug 21   In the year 1927 4th Pan-African Congress meets (NYC)  

Aug 21   In the year 1927 wilhelm Jr Killmayer, composer  

Aug 22   On this day in history babe Ruth hits 40th of 60 homers  

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

Aug 23   Dick Bruna, Dutch illustrator on this day in history.  

Aug 23   In the year 1927 nicola Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti, executed in Mass  

Aug 24   Roger Danneels, Flemish accordionist in the year 1927.  

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   On this day in history marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith)  

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

Aug 30   On this day in history geoffrey Beene, Louisiana, dress designer (8 Coty Awards)  

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

Sep 02   In the year 1927 francis Matthews, British actor (On the Bowery, Paul Temple)  

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   Charles Lindbergh visits Boise, Idaho, on his cross-country tour on this day in history.  

Sep 05   Paul Volcker, Federal Reserve chairman in the year 1927.  

Sep 05   Red Sox beat Yankees 12-11 in 18 innings on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 09   Elvin Jones, rocker on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of yuri Grigorovich, Leningrad, choreographer  

Jan 01   In the year 1927 birth of doak Walker, American football star (d. 1998)  

Jan 01   Calum MacKay, Canadian hockey player (d. 2001) was born in the year 1927.  

Jan 01   Maurice Béjart, French choreographer (d. 2007) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of vernon L. Smith, American economist, winner  

Famous Deaths In 1927

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1927 death of carle David Tolmé Runge, German physicist (b. 1856)  

Jan 09   On this day in history houston S Chamberlain, British/German race theorist, dies at 71  

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

Jan 19   Charlotte MAAVCL, princess of Belg/emp of Mexico (1864-67), dies at 86 in the year 1927.  

Jan 21   Floris H Verster, Dutch painter/cartoonist/etcher, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history death of georgios Grivas, Cyprus-born general in the Greek Army  

Jan 30   Friedrich Ernst Koch, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1927.  

Feb 04   In the year 1927 thomas Linnemann Laub, composer, dies at 74  

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