On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1931

Historical Events

  • Closest NL batting race ends St. Louis Cardinals Chick Hafey's .34889 beats N.Y. Giants Bill Terry's .34861 [1]

Sports History

MLB's Lou Gehrig completes his 6th straight season, playing in every game (.3486) Jim Bottomley (.3481)

Famous Birthdays

  • Freddy Quinn [Franz Nidl], Austrian pop singer and actor, born in Niederfladnitz, Austria
  • Gerald Warner, deputy secretary (Cabinet Office)
1931 Highlights

About September 27, 1931

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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