September 1927 in history

September 1927 events chronologically

Sep 5 The first Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon, Trolley Troubles, produced by Walt Disney, is released by Universal Pictures
Sep 7 The first fully electronic television system is achieved by Philo Farnsworth
Sep 18 The Columbia Broadcasting System goes on the air
Sep 22 Jack Dempsey loses the "Long Count" boxing match to Gene Tunney
Sep 30 Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 60 home runs in a season

Top 7 most famous people born in September 1927

Sep 4 John McCarthy (computer scientist) an American computer scientist and cognitive scientist. McCarthy was one of the founders of the discipline of artificial intelligence. He coined the term "artificial intelligence" , developed the Lisp programming language family, significantly influenced the design of the ALGOL programming language, popularized timesharing, and was very influential in the early development of AI
Sep 5 Paul Volcker an American economist. He was Chairman of the Federal Reserve under Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan from August 1979 to August 1987. He is widely credited with ending the high levels of inflation seen in the United States during the 1970s and early 1980s. He was the chairman of the Economic Recovery Advisory Board under President Barack Obama from February 2009 until January 2011
Sep 8 Gabdulkhay Akhatov a Soviet Tatar Linguist, Turkologist and an organizer of science and then a second doctorate of Philology in 1965 Professor.
Sep 16 Peter Falk an American actor, best known for his role as Columbo in the television series Columbo. He appeared in numerous films such as The Princess Bride, The Great Race and Next, and television guest roles. He was nominated for an Academy Award twice , and won the Emmy Award on five occasions and the Golden Globe Award once. Director William Friedkin said of Falk's role in his film The Brink's Job : "Peter has a great range from comedy to drama. He could break your heart or he could make you laugh."
Sep 22 Tommy Lasorda a former Major League baseball player who has had a lengthy career in sports management. In 2009, he marked his sixth decade in one capacity or another with the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers organization, the longest non-continuous tenure anyone has had with the team, edging Dodger broadcaster Vin Scully by a single season. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as a manager in 1997
Sep 25 Colin Davis an English conductor best known for his association with the London Symphony Orchestra, having first conducted it in 1959. His repertoire was broad, but among the composers with whom he was particularly associated were Mozart, Berlioz, Elgar, Sibelius, Stravinsky and Tippett
Sep 30 W. S. Merwin an American poet, credited with over fifty books of poetry, translation and prose. During the 1960s anti-war movement, Merwin's unique craft was thematically characterized by indirect, unpunctuated narration. In the 1980s and 1990s, Merwin's writing influence derived from his interest in Buddhist philosophy and deep ecology. Residing in Hawaii, he writes prolifically and is dedicated to the restoration of the islands' rainforests

Top 7 most famous people died in September 1927

Sep 5 Marcus Loew an American business magnate and a pioneer of the motion picture industry who formed Loews Theatres and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Sep 14 Isadora Duncan an American dancer. Born in California, she lived in Western Europe and the Soviet Union from the age of 22 until her death at age 50. She performed to acclaim throughout Europe after being exiled from the United States for her pro-Soviet sympathies
Sep 14 Hugo Ball a German author, poet and one of the leading Dada artists.
Sep 15 Herman Gorter a Dutch poet and socialist. He was a leading member of the Tachtigers, a highly influential group of Dutch writers who worked together in Amsterdam in the 1880s, centered on De Nieuwe Gids
Sep 19 Michael Ancher a Danish impressionist artist. He is remembered above all for his paintings of fishermen and other scenes from the Danish port of Skagen. He is probably one of Denmark's most popular artists
Sep 29 Willem Einthoven a Dutch doctor and physiologist. He invented the first practical electrocardiogram in 1903 and received the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1924 for it
Sep 30 Samuel Garman a naturalist/zoologist from Pennsylvania. He became noted as an ichthyologist and herpetologist