What Happened on September 17, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charles Lindbergh visits San Francisco

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

Famous Birthdays

  • George Blanda, Penn, NFL kicker/quarterback (Bears, Oilers, Raiders)
  • Ted Weiss, (Rep-D-NY, 1977-92)