On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1901

Famous Birthdays

  • Art Rooney, NFL team owner (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Willy Fritsch, German actor (Spies, Women in the Moon), born in Katowice, Upper Silesia, Germany (d. 1973)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestGiuseppe Verdi

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

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Giuseppe Verdi

1901 Highlights

About January 27, 1901

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius