What Happened on May 5, 1927

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Dmitri Shostakovitch's 1st Symphony premieres in Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Rosen, pianist/musicologist (Sonata Forms), born in NYC, New York
  • Pat Carroll, Shrevport La, comedienne/actress (Make Room for Daddy)
  • Sid O'Linn, cricketer (soccer for South Africa 1947, cricket 1960)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Boissevain, editor in chief (General Trade 1885-1908), dies