What Happened on September 27, 1917

Historical Events

  • Broadhurst Theater opens at 235 W 44th St NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Auchincloss, Lawrence NY, lawyer/novelist (Watchfires)
  • William T. Orr, American actor (The Big Street), and television producer (Cheyenne), born in New York City (d. 2002)
Born in 1917

Famous Deaths

Edgar DegasEdgar Degas (1834-1917)

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? 105 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra