What Happened on August 27, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Brooklyn Dodger Fred Frankhouse no-hits Cin, 5-0 in 7 2/3 inn game
  • George E T Eyston sets world auto speed record at 345.49 MPH

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice Coltrane, jazz musician
  • Mark Potter, British court judge
  • Phil Shulmon, rocker (Gentle Giant)
  • Tommy Sands, singer/actor (Teenage Rock, Dream With Me), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • John Russell Pope, American architect (Jefferson Memorial, National Archives and Records Administration), dies at 63