On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Cornfeld, Romanian American financier (Fund of Funds), born in Istanbul, Turkey (d. 1995)
  • Robert Moore, American director and actor (Murder by Death, Marshall-Diana), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1984)
1927 Highlights

About August 17, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo