On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles "Specs" Wright, American jazz drummer (Dizzy Gillespie; Cannonball Adderly; Red Garland) born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia (d. 1963)
  • Harlan Howard, American country music songwriter ("I Fall To Pieces"; "Busted"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2002)
  • Harmonica Fats [Harvey Blackston], American blues session and touring harmonica player ("Tore Up"), born in McDade, Louisiana (d. 2000)
1927 Highlights

About September 8, 1927

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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