On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Sedgman, Australian tennis player (5 Grand Slam singles titles, doubles Grand Slam 1951), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Hugo Schiltz, Flemish lawyer and politician, born in Borsbeek, Belgium (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Leonard Nelson, German philosopher (Nelson-Friessche Schule), dies at 45
1927 Highlights

About October 29, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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