On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1931

Historical Events


Sport awardRyder Cup

Ryder Cup Golf, Scioto CC: Walter Hagen captains his 2nd victorious American team; US wins, 9-3

Golfer Walter Hagen
Golfer
Walter Hagen

Famous Birthdays

  • Alojz Srebotnjak, Slovenian composer, born in Postojna, Slovenia (d. 2010)
  • Charles Bronfman, Canadian-American CEO (Seagrams, Montreal Expos) and philanthropist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Eddie Kasko, American baseball infielder (MLB All Star 1961, 1961²; Cincinnati Reds) and manager (Boston Red Sox), born in Linden, New Jersey (d. 2020)
  • Grant Weatherstone, Scotland rugby union winger (16 caps; Edinburgh District), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 2020)
  • Ryszard Kwiatkowski, Polish composer (Polyphonic Music), born in Jaranów, Włocławek, Poland (d. 1993)
1931 Highlights

About June 27, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer