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

  • Don Messick, American cartoon voice (Bam-bam, Astro, Scooby-Doo), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1997)
  • Eric Hill, British children's Author
  • François Billetdoux, French author (Word Awake), born in Paris (d. 1991)
  • Graham Dudley Whettam, British composer, born in Swinden
  • John Milford, American actor (Command & Conquer: Red Alert, Homefront), born in Johnstown, New York (d. 2000)