On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1901

Famous Birthdays

  • Art Rooney, NFL Pittsburgh Steelers [Pirates] team founder,owner, and chairman, 1933-88, born in Coulterville, Pennsylvania (d. 1988)
  • Willy Fritsch, German actor (Spies, Women in the Moon), born in Katowice, Upper Silesia, Germany (d. 1973)

Famous Deaths

Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Verdi, Italian composer (Rigoletto, La Traviata), dies at 77

1901 Highlights

About January 27, 1901

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius