On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Clairmonte Depeiaza, West Indian cricketer (world record partnership v Aust 1955), born in Mount Standfast, Saint James Parish, Barbados (d. 1995)
  • Dana Elcar, American actor (Peter Thornton- MacGyver), born in Ferndale, Michigan (d. 2005)
  • John Eric Tieman, production manager (The Guardian) (d. 1995)
  • Thomas Wilson, Scottish composer, born in Trinidad, Colorado (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Gustave Whitehead, German-born inventor (b. 1874)
1927 Highlights

About October 10, 1927

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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