On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1927

Historical Events

  • Nicaraguan revolutionary Augusto C├ęsar Sandino issues his Manifesto Politico
  • US Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota closes

Famous Birthdays

  • Harvey Vernon [Chet Smith], American actor (Teen Wolf, Jasper-Carter Country), born in Flint, Michigan (d. 1996)
  • James Goldman, American screenwriter and playwright (The Lion in Winter, They Might Be Giants), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1998)
  • Joe Skeen, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Mexico), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 2003)
  • Shirley Fry, American tennis player (French Open 1951; Wimbledon,rnUS Open 1956; Australian Open 1957; 11 x Grand Slam doubles titles; world #1 1956), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 2021)
1927 Highlights

About June 30, 1927

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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