On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1927

Historical Events

  • Parks College, America's oldest aviation school, opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugh Byatt, British diplomat, born in Edinburgh (d. 2011)
  • Liselott Linsenhoff, German equestrian rider (Olympic gold 1968, 72), born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1999)
  • Norma Connolly, American actress (Ruby Anderson-General Hospital, The Young Marrieds), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1998)
1927 Highlights

About August 27, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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