What Happened on April 18, 1927

Historical Events

Boston Marathon

31st Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar in 2:40:22.2; his 5th victory in the event

Event of Interest

Chiang Kai-shek forms anti-government in China

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim De Courcy, Australian cricketer (Australian batsman 1953), born in Newcastle, New South Wales (d. 2000)

Samuel P. HuntingtonSamuel P. Huntington (1927-2008)

American political scientist (The Clash of Civilizations) and presidential adviser, born in NYC, New York

  • Tadeusz Mazowiecki, 1st Prime Minister of Poland (1989-90), born in PÅ‚ock, Poland (d. 2013)
Born in 1927

About April 18, 1927

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries