On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1894

Famous Birthdays

  • George Petty, American pin-up artist, born in Abbeville, Louisiana (d. 1975)
  • Nicolas Slonimsky, Russian-American, pianist, conductor, musicologist (Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns; Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians), and composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1995)
1894 Highlights

About April 27, 1894

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus