On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1927

Historical Events

  • Yank Herb Pennock retires 1st 22 Pirates in World Series game

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Martino [Jasper Cini], American pop singer ("Here in My Heart"), and actor (The Godfather), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2009)
  • R. D. Laing, Scottish psychiatrist, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1989)
  • Reid Shelton, American stage and screen actor (Annie - "Daddy Warbucks"; 1st & 10 - "Ernie"), born in Salem, Oregon (d. 1997)
1927 Highlights

About October 7, 1927

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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