On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charles Lindbergh visits San Francisco

  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills NY: Frenchman Rene Lacoste successfully defends title; beats Bill Tilden 11-9, 6-3, 11-9

Famous Birthdays

  • George Blanda, American NFL kicker and quarterback (Bears, Oilers, Raiders), born in Youngwood, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)
  • Theodore S. Weiss, American politician (Rep-D-NY, 1977-92), born in G├íva, Hungary (d. 1992)