On This Day

October 27, 1927 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Queen Wilhelmina opens Meuse-Waal Canal in Nijmegen

Birthdays in History

  • Edward Keinholz, American artist and sculptor, born in Fairfield, Washington (d. 1994)

Deaths in History

  • Joseph "Squizzy" Taylor, Australian gangster, dies of wounds following a gunfight with a rival gangster, John "Snowy" Cutmore, at 39