On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1927

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Yankees slugger Babe Ruth half way to his MLB record of 60 home runs; smacks #30 of Joe Shaute in 9th inning in New York's 7-0 win over Cleveland Indians at Dunn Field

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • Gualberto T. Hernandez, Minister for Health and Environmental Hygiene of the Netherlands Antilles, born in CuraƧao
  • Pavle Merku, Italian-Slovene composer and ethnomusicologist, born in Trieste (d. 2014)
1927 Highlights

About July 12, 1927

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer