On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores 118 on 1st-class cricket debut, 188 mins 8 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • US submarine S-4 sinks after collision killing all 34 aboard
  • Victoria score 793 against Queensland, Bill Ponsford 437

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Long, American actor (Prof-Nanny and the Professor), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1974)

Famous Deaths

  • Hubert Harrison, West Indian-American writer and freedom fighter, dies at 44