On This Day

Events in History in October 1927

  • Oct 4 Gutzon Borglum begins sculpting Mt. Rushmore (works on till 1941)
  • Oct 12 Hermann Goerner of Germany raises 24 men weighing 4,123 lbs on a plank with soles of his feet
  • Oct 23 Town of Netanya Israel founded by Nathan Strauss
  • Oct 27 Queen Wilhelmina opens Meuse-Waal Canal in Nijmegen

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Oct 28 Josip Broz (Tito) begins 7 months jail sentence in Croatia

President of Yugoslavia and Revolutionary Josip Broz Tito
President of Yugoslavia and Revolutionary
Josip Broz Tito
  • Oct 28 KLM-plane "Homing Pigeon" leaves Neth-Indies after 1st regular flight