What Happened on September 17, 1927

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Charles Lindbergh visits San Francisco

US Men's Tennis Open

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 Pro Football HOF quarterback/placekicker (AFL C'ship 1960, 61 [MVP], 67; First-team All-AFL 1961; 4 × AFL All-Star; Chicago Bears, Houston Oilers, Oakland Raiders), born in Youngwood, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)
  • Theodore S. Weiss, American politician (Rep-D-NY, 1977-92), born in Gáva, Hungary (d. 1992)
Born in 1927

About September 17, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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