On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1927

Historical Events

  • Phillies outfielder Cy Williams hits for cycle in just 4 at bats in 9-7 win v Pirates

Famous Birthdays

  • Gunnar Bucht, Swedish composer, born in Stocksund, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Groube, Australian cricketer (Test for Australia 1880), dies at 69
1927 Highlights

About August 5, 1927

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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