On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1927

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ty Cobb's 4,000th MLB career hit

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlo Franci, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Kurt Masur, German conductor (New York Philharmonic), born in Breig (d. 2015)
  • Ludwig Harig, German writer, born in Sulzbach (d. 2018)
  • Zin [Parke Gerald Zinzan] Harris, New Zealand cricketer (father of Chris NZ batsman in 50's & 60's), born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1991)
1927 Highlights

About July 18, 1927

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer