On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1927

Historical Events

  • William T Francis named US minister to Liberia

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Ames [Edmund Dantes Urick], American popular singer and actor (Ames Brothers, My Cup Runneth Over), born in Malden, Massachusetts
  • Red Kelly, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center, coach; politician (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Simcoe, Ontario (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • John Drew Jr., American Shakespearean actor (The Big Bonanza), dies at 73
1927 Highlights

About July 9, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer