On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1910

Historical Events

  • Fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös, Hungary, killed 312

Famous Birthdays

  • Ai Qing, Chinese poet, born in Jinhua, Zhejiang province (d. 1996)
  • Frank Smailes, English cricket all-rounder (1 Test; 8 County C'ships, Yorkshire), born in Ripley, North Yorkshire, England (d. 1970)
  • Rudi Ball, German-Jewish ice hockey star (Olympic bronze 1932), born in Berlin (d. 1975)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Agassiz, American biologist and geologist, dies at 74
  • David Duffle Wood, composer, dies at 72
1910 Highlights

About March 27, 1910

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries