What Happened on August 30, 1927

Historical Events

US Open Women's Tennis

US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Helen Wills Moody beats England's Betty Nuthall Shoemaker 6-1, 6-4 for her 4th of 7 US singles titles

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Daily, American actor and comedian (I Dream of Jeannie, The Bob Newhart Show), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2018)
  • Geoffrey Beene, American fashion designer (8 Coty Awards), born in Haynesville, Louisiana (d. 2004)
  • Piet Kee, Dutch organist and composer, born in Zaandam, Netherlands (d. 2018)
1927 Highlights

About August 30, 1927

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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