What Happened on July 27, 1930

Historical Events

  • 24th Tour de France: French cyclist André Leducq scores first of 2 Tour victories (1932)

Sports History

International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Paris, France: Home team wins 4th straight title as Jean Borotra beats American George Lott 5-7, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2, 8-6 for unassailable 3-1 lead; ends 4-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy White, Scottish drummer, played on 1st Beatles official recording session ("Love Me Do" and "P.S. I Love You"), born in Glasgow (d. 2015)
  • Jack Emblow, British jazz and session accordionist, and bandleader (BBC Radio; Cliff Adams Singers; Beatles - "All You Need Is Love"), born in Lincoln, England
  • Ronald Dearing, British civil servant and chairman (British Post Office), born in Kingston upon Hull, England (d. 2009)
  • Shirley Williams, British politician (Labour Party; Social Democratic Party; Liberal Democrat), born in London, England (d. 2021)
Born in 1930

About July 27, 1930

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo