What Happened on April 27, 1911

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Following the resignation and death of William P. Frye, a compromise is reached to rotate the office of President pro tempore (for the time being) of the United States Senate.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indian passive resistance is suspended when Gen. J.C. Smuts enters into negotiations with Mahatma Gandhi.

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Gordon, Ceylon, actor (John-Baron)
  • Georges Dargaud, French publisher (Astérix, Tintin), born in Paris (d. 1990)