What Happened on September 27, 1921

Historical Events

  • American swimmer Johnny Weismuller sets his first 2 world records in the 100m and 150yd freestyle events the A.A.U. Nationals meet in Brighton Beach, NY
  • MLB NY Yankees beat Cleveland Indians 21-7 at Polo Grounds, NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Nineham, British theologian, (d. 2016)
Born in 1921

Famous Deaths

  • Engelbert Humperdinck, German opera composer (Hänsel und Gretel), dies at 67

About September 27, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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