On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1906

Historical Events

  • 1st annual meeting of American Sociological Society, Providence, Rhode Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivan Brkanović, Croatian composer (Triptych - Funeral Folk Rite), born in Å kaljari, Montenegro (d. 1987)
  • Oscar Levant, American pianist, composer and actor (An American in Paris, Dance of Life), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1972)
  • Teun Struycken [Antoon Arnold Marie Struycken], Dutch Minister of Justice (1950-51) and Governor of the Netherlands Antilles (1951-56), born in Breda, Netherlands (d. 1977)
1906 Highlights

About December 27, 1906

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn