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Historical Events In 1927

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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

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

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

Aug 14   Frank Cvitanovich, film maker on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1927.  

Aug 17   In the year 1927 horace Alderman, US, murderer, hanged  

Aug 18   In the year 1927 rosalynn Smith Carter, Georgia, 1st lady (1977-1981), Jimmy's lust  

Aug 19   James T Broyhill, (Sen-R-NC, 1986) on this day in history.  

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   Geriatric1927, English video blogger in the year 1927.  

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

Aug 21   On this day in history wilhelm Jr Killmayer, composer  

Aug 22   Babe Ruth hits 40th of 60 homers in the year 1927.  

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   In the year 1927 dick Bruna, Dutch illustrator  

Aug 23   On this day in history nicola Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti, executed in Mass  

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

Aug 25   Althea Gibson, Silver SC, 1st black tennis champion in a major event in the year 1927.  

Aug 26   Francois Leydet, sierra club (Last Redwoods) in the year 1927.  

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

Aug 29   Marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 30   In the year 1927 geoffrey Beene, Louisiana, dress designer (8 Coty Awards)  

Sep 01   On this day in history tommy Evans, rocker (Drifters)  

Sep 02   Francis Matthews, British actor (On the Bowery, Paul Temple) in the year 1927.  

Sep 02   Rumour starts that Yankee Lou Gehrig will be traded to Tigers on this day in history.  

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

Sep 04   Charles Lindbergh visits Boise, Idaho, on his cross-country tour in the year 1927.  

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

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

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

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

Sep 09   On this day in history elvin Jones, rocker  

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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   In the year 1927 birth of juliusz Luciuk, composer  

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

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

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 in the year 1927.  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1927 death of juliette Gordon Low, American founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA (b. 1860)  

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 in the year 1927.  

Jan 27   In the year 1927 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   Thomas Linnemann Laub, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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