What Happened on October 27, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 20,000 women march in a suffrage parade in New York, US

Famous Birthdays

  • Augustine Harris, British Bishop of Middlesbrough (d. 2007)
  • Jack Plimsoll, cricketer (South African lefty quick, 3-143 in only Test 1947)
  • Oliver Tambo, co-founder (African National Congress)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Rhys Davids, English pilot (b. 1897)