What Happened on March 27, 1923

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Simpson, Jamaican/US poet (Good News of Death), (d. 2012)
  • Shūsaku Endō, writer ("Silence"), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Victor Hochhauser, British impresario (Israeli Philharmonic Orch)

Famous Deaths

  • Sir James Dewar, Scottish chemist (b. 1842)