On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1927

Historical Events

  • Earliest date for a film to be considered for the Academy Awards

Music History

Influential country music group the Carter family make their first recording with producer Ralph Peer in Bristol, Tennessee

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ© Cools, Belgian Minister of Budget, born in FlĂ©malle-Grande, Belgium (d. 1991)
  • Franklyn Perring, English botanist (co-author of Atlas of the British Flora, 1962), born in London (d. 2003)
1927 Highlights

About August 1, 1927

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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