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)

Leo Durocher

Leo Durocher, American Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop (MLB All Star 1936, 38, 40; World Series 1928, 34 (NY Yankees, St.Louis Cardinals, and 2 other teams), manager (World Series 1954 NY Giants), and coach (World Series 1963 LA Dodgers), born in West Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1991)

1906 Highlights

About July 27, 1906

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 115 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo