On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1928

Historical Events

  • AVRO, General Vereniging Radio Omroep, forms
  • Tich Freeman becomes only bowler ever to take 200 first-class wickets before end of July

Famous Birthdays

  • Karloff Lagarde, Mexican professional wrestler, born in Zapotlán de Juárez, Hidalgo, Mexico (d. 2007)
  • Sakari Mononen, Finnish composer, born in Korpiselkä, Finland (d. 1997)
1928 Highlights

About July 27, 1928

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 92 years and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo