Historical Events in June 1927

  • Jun 1 Peace Bridge between US and Canada opens

Ryder Cup

Jun 4 1st Ryder Cup Golf, Worcester CC: US beats Great Britain, 9½-2½; Walter Hagen first American captain; Ted Ray first GB skipper

  • Jun 5 32nd Women's French Championships: Kornelia Bouman beats Irene Peacock (6-2, 6-4)
  • Jun 5 French Championships Men's Tennis: Hometown favourite Rene Lacoste wins 2nd of 3 French titles; beats Bill Tilden 6-4, 4-6, 5-7, 6-3, 11-9

Sports History

Jun 5 Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard & 200-yard free-style swim record

Belmont Stakes

Jun 11 59th Belmont: Earl Sande riding Chance Shot wins in 2:32.6

Historic Event

Jun 11 Charles Lindbergh is awarded the 1st Distinguished Flying Cross

Baseball Record

Jun 11 Future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth hits 19th & 20th homers of MLB season record 60 HRs in New York's 6-4 win over Cleveland Indians at Yankees Stadium

  • Jun 13 Ticker-tape parade welcomes Charles A Lindbergh to NYC
  • Jun 17 US Open Men's Golf, Oakmont CC: American-based Scotsman Tommy Armour defeats Harry Cooper by 3 strokes in an 18-hole playoff to win the first of his 3 major titles

Baseball Record

Jun 23 New York future Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman Lou Gehrig hits 3 HRs in Yankees' 11-4 victory over Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park

  • Jun 25 WVO soccer team forms in Oosterhout
  • Jun 26 Comet 7P/Pons-Winnecke approaches within 0.0394 AUs of Earth
  • Jun 26 The Cyclone roller coaster opens on Coney Island
  • Jun 29 1st flight from West Coast arrives in Hawaii
  • Jun 29 First test of Wallace Turnbull's controllable pitch propeller
  • Jun 30 Nicaraguan revolutionary Augusto César Sandino issues his Manifesto Politico
  • Jun 30 US Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota closes