What Happened on June 5, 1927

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 32nd Women's French Championships: Kornelia Bouman beats Irene Peacock (6-2, 6-4)
  • French Men's Tennis Championships: Hometown favourite Rene Lacoste wins 2nd of 3 French titles; beats Bill Tilden 6-4, 4-6, 5-7, 6-3, 11-9
  • Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard & 200-yard free-style swim record

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Lacombe, French composer, dies at 89