What Happened on May 1, 1927

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st British airliner to serve cooked meals (Imperial Airways)
  • Netherlands beats Belgium 3-2 in soccer match in Amsterdam
  • Panningen soccer team forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Greta Andersen, Denmark, 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • Israr Ali, cricket pace bowler (Pakistani in 4 Tests 1952-59)
  • Lord Bathurst, English earl/large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • Roland Verhavert, Flemish screen writer (Sea Gulls Die in the Harbor)
  • William Mitchell Byers, musician