On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Eduard Künneke, German composer (d. 1953)

Person of interestJerome Kern

Jerome Kern, American Broadway composer (Showboat, Roberta), born in NYC, New York

Broadway Composer Jerome Kern
Broadway Composer
Jerome Kern
  • Maeda Seison, Japanese painter (d. 1977)
1885 Highlights

About January 27, 1885

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius