On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1918

Historical Events

  • Giants' 9-0 winning start & Dodgers' 0-9 losing streak are stopped

Famous Birthdays

  • John Alfred Scali, American journalist and diplomat, born in Canton, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • Kirby Stone, American jazz combo leader (Kirby Stone Four - Baubles Bangles & Beads), born in NYC, New York (d. 1981)
  • Sten Rudholm, Swedish jurist, member of the Swedish Academy, born in Karlstad, Sweden (d. 2008)
1918 Highlights

About April 27, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus