On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Chuhei Numbu of Japan, sets then long jump record at 26' 2½"

Famous Birthdays

  • David Bryant, English world champion bowler, born in Clevedon, North Somerset, England
  • Nawal el-Saadawi, Egyptian feminist writer and activist, born in Kafr Tahla, Egypt