On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1911

Historical Events

  • Following the resignation and death of William P. Frye, a compromise is reached to rotate the office of President pro tempore (for the time being) of the United States Senate

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indian passive resistance is suspended when General J.C. Smuts enters into negotiations with Mahatma Gandhi

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Gordon, British actor (The Pink Panther, Casino Royale), born in Ceylon (d. 1972)
  • Georges Dargaud, French publisher (Astérix, Tintin), born in Paris (d. 1990)
1911 Highlights

About April 27, 1911

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus