On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1927

Historical Events

  • Pittsburgh Pirates with a team including 5 future Baseball Hall of Famers clinch NL pennant with 9-6 win v Cincinnati Reds; Pirates' last NL pennant until 1960

Famous Birthdays

  • Márta Kurtág [née Kinsker], Hungarian classical pianist, born in Esztergom, Hungary (d. 2019)
  • Sandy Gall, Malaysian-born British journalist and newscaster
  • Tom Bosley, American actor (Howard-Happy Days, Murder She Wrote, Fiorello!), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2010)

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Harteveld, Swedish composer, dies at 68
1927 Highlights

About October 1, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra