On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1924

Historical Events

  • Giants clinch their 4th straight pennant, beating Phils 5-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Waber, American author, (d. 2013)
  • Earl Rudolph "Bud" Powell, American jazz pianist and composer, born in Harlem, New York (d. 1966)
  • Fred Singer, American scientist
  • Josef Skvorecky, Czechoslovakia, writer and publisher (End of the Nylon Age, The Cowards) (d. 2012)
1924 Highlights

About September 27, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra