On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Mel Ott, 18, hits his 1st league home run (inside the park)

Famous Birthdays

  • Allen Breed, American inventor of the first automotive airbag sensor, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • Guy Carawan, American folk singer and folklorist (popularized "We shall Overcome"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Sat Mahajan, Indian politician (Rural Development Minister), born in Nurpur, Kangra District (d. 2012)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (39) weds Elizabeth Carver in Chiswick, England

British WWII Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery
British WWII Field Marshal
Bernard Montgomery