On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1927

Historical Events

  • The Columbia Broadcasting System goes on the air. with 18 stations (and WOR as NYC affiliate)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerlando Alberti, Sicilian Mafioso (Ciaculli massacre, 1963, 'Mafia! What is that? A kind of cheese'), born in Palermo, Sicily (d. 2012)
1927 Highlights

About September 18, 1927

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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