On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1930

Historical Events

Golf Tournament

US Amateur Championship Men's Golf, Merion GC: Bobby Jones scores an 8 & 7 win over Eugene V. Homans to win his 5th National Amateur title and clinch golf's Grand Slam

Golfer Bobby Jones
Bobby Jones

Famous Birthdays

  • Igor Kipnis, American harpsichordist, pianist, conductor, and educator, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2002)
  • Roger Birch, Chief Constable (Sussex)
1930 Highlights

About September 27, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 91 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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