On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Tournament

34th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Bobby Jones

Golfer Bobby Jones
Bobby Jones
  • Cub's Hack Wilson's 2 HRs give him NL record 56 HRs
  • White Sox 1st baseman Bud Clancy didn't handle ball at all in a 9 inning game vs St Louis Browns

Famous Birthdays

  • Igor Kipnis, harpsichordist/professor (Fairfield), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Roger Birch, Chief Constable (Sussex)