On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1927

Historical Events

  • Peace Bridge between US and Canada dedicated
  • US rum smuggler Horace Alderman kills 3

Famous Birthdays

  • Art Houtteman, American baseball player, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2003)
  • Carl Switzer, American actor (Our Gang, Beginner's Luck, General Spanky), born in Paris, Illinois (d. 1959)
  • Edwin Edwards, American politician (Gov-La), born in Marksville, Louisiana
1927 Highlights

About August 7, 1927

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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