- Charles Lindbergh makes the first nonstop solo transatlantic flight.
- The Jazz Singer, the first feature-length talkie is released.
- Physicist Werner Heisenberg introduces his famous uncertainty principle.
- Philo T. Farnsworth demonstrates the first all-electronic television.
- The Ford Motor Company unveils the Ford Model A as its new automobile.
- World population reaches 2 billion.
Historical Highlights from 1927