On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Puma, American session and jazz guitarist (Herbie Mann; Artie Shaw's Gramercy Five; Chuck Wayne), born in the Bronx, New York City (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths

  • James Oliver Curwood, American journalist and writer (Valley of Silent Men), dies at 49
1927 Highlights

About August 13, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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