On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport awardRyder Cup

1st Ryder Cup Golf, Worcester CC: US beats Great Britain, 9½-2½; Walter Hagen first American captain; Ted Ray first GB skipper

Golfer Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen
  • Johnny Weissmuller set swim records in 100-yard & 200-yard free-style

Famous Birthdays

  • Geoffrey Palmer, British actor (A Fish Called Wanda, The Madness of King George, Butterflies, Smacks & Thistle), born in London, England
  • Priscilla Morrill, American actress (Edie Grant-Mary Tyler Moore), born in Medford, Massachusetts (d. 1994)