What Happened on April 27, 1904

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • The Australian Labor Party under Chris Watson becomes the first Labour government in the world

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur F Burns, economist/chairman (Federal Reserve Board)
  • Cecil Day-Lewis, Irish poet (British Poet Laureate 1968-72) and detective writer (Nicholas Blake), born in Ballintubbert, Queen's County (d. 1972)
  • Ragnar Skrede, Norwegian poet (Lauvfall)