On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1917

Historical Events

  • Broadhurst Theater opens at 235 W 44th St NYC
  • EHC soccer team forms in Hoensbroek Neth

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Auchincloss, Lawrence NY, lawyer/novelist (Watchfires)
  • William T. Orr, American television producer (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • Edgar Degas, French impressionist painter, sculptor and artist (The Bellelli Family), dies at 83
1917 Highlights

About September 27, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 103 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra