What Happened on May 27, 1937

Historical Events

  • Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco opens to pedestrians

Baseball Record

New York Giants pitcher Carl Hubbell wins his MLB record 24th consecutive game in a 3-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds at Crosley Field; streak starts July 17, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Carr, American producer and director (Grease, Happiest Millionaire), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • Andrei Bitov, Russian writer (Pushkin House), born in Leningrad, Russia (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Grant, American Baseball HOF 2nd baseman (International League; pioneer early Negro leagues; considered greatest African-American player of 19th century), dies at 71
1937 Highlights

About May 27, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini