On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Sedgman, Australian tennis player (5 Grand Slam singles titles, doubles Grand Slam 1951), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Hugo Schiltz, Flemish politician

Famous Deaths

  • Leonard Nelson, German philosopher (Nelson-Friessche Schule), dies at 45