August 27, 1928 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 42nd U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Wills beats Helen Jacobs (6-2, 6-1)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Joan Kroc, American 3rd wife of Ray Kroc, the owner of McDonald's and the San Diego Padres, born in West St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2003)
  • Othmar Schneider, Austrian skier (Olympic gold 1952), born in Lech, Austria (d. 2012)