What Happened on July 27, 1920

Historical Events

  • 14th Tour de France: Belgian rider Philippe Thys becomes first to win the race 3 times
  • Radio compass used for 1st time for aircraft navigation
  • Resolute beats Shamrock IV (England) in 14th running of America's Cup
1920 History

Famous Birthdays

  • James Munn, Scottish educationalist and commissioner (British University) (d. 2009)
Born in 1920

About July 27, 1920

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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