On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Leslie "Fluff" Freeman, Australian-born British disc jockey and radio personality (Pick of the Pops), born in New South Wales, Australia (d. 2006)
  • Charles Whittenberg, American composer, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1984)
  • Jan Hein Donner, Dutch chess grand master, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1988)

Person of interestJanet Leigh

Janet Leigh [Jeanetta Morrison], American actress (Psycho), born in Merced, California (d. 2004)

Actress Janet Leigh
Actress
Janet Leigh
  • Nilo Soruco, Bolivian singer and songwriter, born in Tarija, Bolivia (d. 2004)
  • Pat Paulsen, American comedian (Smothers Brothers Show) and presidential candidate, born in South Bend, Washington (d. 1997)
  • Susan Cabot, American actress (Sorority Girl, Carnival Rock), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1986)
1927 Highlights

About July 6, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer