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 (Baubles Bangles & Beads), born in NYC, New York
  • Sten Rudholm, Swedish jurist, member of the Swedish Academy, born in Karlstad, Sweden (d. 2008)
  • Willem N "Pim" Koot, pianist of Concert building (Oh, Lady! Lady!)
1918 Highlights

About April 27, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus