What Happened on July 27, 1927

Historical Events

Baseball Record

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)
  • Gisele Halimi, Tunisian-French lawyer, feminist and author, born in Tunis, French Tunisia (d. 2020)
  • 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)
Born in 1927

Famous Weddings

Bernard Montgomery

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

1927 Highlights

About July 27, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo