What Happened on September 7, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Philo Farnsworth demonstrates the first use of his electronic television in San Francisco
  • University of Minas Gerais founded in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, by Governor Antônio Carlos

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Hill, British children's books author and illustrator (Where's Spot), born in Holloway, London (d. 2014)
  • François Billetdoux, French author (Word Awake), born in Paris (d. 1991)
  • Graham Dudley Whettam, British composer, born in Swinden, Wiltshire (d. 2007)
  • John Milford, American actor (Command & Conquer: Red Alert, Homefront), born in Johnstown, New York (d. 2000)