January 1, 1927 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Communist uprising in West Java
  • Turkey adopts the Gregorian calendar: December 18, 1926 (Julian), is immediately followed by January 1, 1927 (Gregorian).

Birthdays in History

  • Maurice BĂ©jart, French choreographer (d. 2007)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Vernon L. Smith, American economist (Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences)

Economist Vernon L. Smith
Vernon L. Smith
  • Yuri Grigorovich, Leningrad, choreographer