What Happened on August 24, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • David Ireland, Australian author (The Unknown Industrial Prisoner), born in Lakemba, New South Wales, Australia (d. 2022)
  • Harry Markowitz, American economist (Nobel Prize 1990), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2023) [1]
  • Roger Danneels, Flemish accordionist, arranger, composer, bandleader, and Hammond organist, born in Bruges, Belgium (d. 1982)
  • William V. Shannon, American journalist and ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), born in Worchester, Massachusetts (d. 1988)
Born in 1927
1927 Highlights

About August 24, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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