On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Herbert Jasper, Canadian physiologist and neurologist, born in La Grande, Oregon (d. 1999)
  • Jerzy Giedroyc, Polish writer and political activist, born in Minsk, Russian Empire (d. 2000)

Person of interestLeo Durocher

Leo Durocher, American Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop (MLB All Star 1936, 38, 40; World Series 1928, 34; NY Yankees, St.L Cardinals) and manager (World Series 1954 NY Giants; 1963 LA Dodgers), born in West Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1991)

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher

1906 Highlights

About July 27, 1906

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo