On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1934

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Howar, reporter (Wash Post, Entertainment Tonight), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Claude Jarman Jr, actor (Rio Grande, Inside Straight), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • DAER Peake, CEO (Kleinwort Benson Group)
  • Dick Schaap, American Emmy Award-winning sportscaster, journalist, and author (Bo Knows Bo: Instant Replay), born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 2001)
  • Greg Morris, American actor (Mission: Impossible), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • Wilford Brimley, American actor (Gus-Our House, Cocoon), born in Salt Lake City Utah (d. 2020)

Famous Weddings

Leo Durocher

American baseball player and manager Leo Durocher (28) weds American socialite and businesswoman Grace Dozier; divorce in 1943

1934 Highlights

About September 27, 1934

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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