What Happened on October 6, 1927

Day of the Week: Thursday

Article: Jazz Singer Sounds Death Knell for Silent Movies

Historical Events

  • "The Jazz Singer", directed by Alan Crosland, starring Al Jolson and May McAvoy, released, 1st film with a soundtrack (Honorary Academy Award 1928)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice Bauer, American golfer (co-founder LPGA), born in Eureka, South Dakota (d. 2002)
  • Paul Badura-Skoda, pianist (Mozart Interpretation), born in Vienna, Austria