What Happened on June 18, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sports record brokenWorld Record

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 2000 m: 5:24.6

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Landau, CEO (Cooperative Wholesale Society)
  • John Phillipps Kenyon, historian/teacher
  • Paul Eddington, actor (Devil Rides Out, Devil's Bride)
  • Simeon Pironkov, composer