On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1927

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Australian cricket's batting maestro Don Bradman makes his 1st-class debut for NSW v South Australia at the Adelaide Oval finishing Day 1 on 65 not out

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • G Randall P D Garrett, American sci-fi writer (Takeoff (too)!)
  • Peter [Malcolm] Dickinson, Zambia, sci-fi author (Heartsease)

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Archibald Clarke, composer, dies at 88
1927 Highlights

About December 16, 1927

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius