September 1927 in History

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 4 Charles Lindbergh visits Boise, Idaho, on his cross-country tour

  • Sep 7 University of Minas Gerais founded in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, by Governor Antônio Carlos
  • Sep 9 Tony Lazzeri Day at Yankee Stadium
  • Sep 11 After losing 21 in a row to NY, the Browns win their last meeting, 6-2
  • Sep 13 Yanks clinch pennant, Ruth hits 2 HRs (52 en route to 60)
  • Sep 13 Waite Hoyt became only 20 game winner of 1927 Yankees
  • Sep 17 Charles Lindbergh visits San Francisco
  • Sep 18 The Columbia Broadcasting System goes on the air. with 18 stations (and WOR as NYC affiliate)
  • Sep 22 Yanks Earle Coombs hits 3 triples
  • Sep 24 Yanks set record of 106 victories
  • Sep 29 Telephone service begins between US & Mexico
  • Sep 29 Tornado strikes St Louis Missouri, 85 die

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 4 Aleksandr Nikolayevich Matinchenko, Russian cosmonaut

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 5 Paul Volcker, American economist and Chairman of the US Federal Reserve (1979-87), born in Cape May, New Jersey

Chairman of the Federal Reserve and Economist Paul Volcker
Chairman of the Federal Reserve and Economist
Paul Volcker
  • Sep 7 Eric Hill, British children's Author
  • Sep 7 François Billetdoux, French author (Word Awake), born in Paris (d. 1991)
  • Sep 11 David Schine, businessman
  • Sep 12 Ina Muller-van Ast, Dutch politician (PvdA), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Sep 14 Martin Caidin, American aviation writer (d. 1997)
  • Sep 15 David Stove, Australian philosopher, (d. 1994)
  • Sep 17 Ted Weiss, (Rep-D-NY, 1977-92)
  • Sep 18 Gerlando Alberti, Sicilian Mafioso (Ciaculli massacre, 1963, 'Mafia! What is that? A kind of cheese'), born in Palermo, Sicily (d. 2012)
  • Sep 22 Eligio [Kika] De La Garza, American politician (Rep-D-Texas, 1965-97), born in Mercedes, Texas (d. 2017)
  • Sep 26 Robert Blackburn, Irish educationist (d. 1990)
  • Sep 26 Robert Cade, American physician and beverage inventor (d. 2007)
  • Sep 27 Eli van der Merwe Louw, South African minister of Transport/Manpower
  • Sep 27 Steve Stavro, Canadian businessman (d. 2006)
  • Sep 28 Thomas J J Altizer, Mass, US Radical theologian (God is Dead)
  • Sep 29 Paul McCloskey, (Sen-R-California)
  • Sep 30 W. S. Merwin, American poet

Deaths in History

  • Sep 12 Walther Amelung, German archaeologist, dies at 61
  • Sep 12 Sarah Frances Whiting, American physicist and astronomer, dies at 80
  • Sep 15 Herman Gorter, socialist/poet (Mai, Pan), dies at 62
  • Sep 19 Michael Peter Ancher, Danish painter (b. 1849)
  • Sep 29 Willem Einthoven, Dutch physiologist (Invented the electrocardiodiogram, awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine 1924), dies at 67
  • Sep 29 Arthur Achleitner, German writer, dies at 69