What Happened on August 24, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • David Ireland, Australian author (The Unknown Industrial Prisoner), born in Lakemba, New South Wales, Australia
  • Harry Markowitz, American economist (Nobel 1990), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Roger Danneels, Flemish accordionist
  • William V. Shannon, American journalist and ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), born in Worchester, Massachusetts (d. 1988)