On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1911

Famous Birthdays

  • Hubert Humphrey, American politician, 38th Vice President of the United States (1965-69), and 1968 Presidential candidate, born in Wallace, South Dakota (d. 1978)
  • Teddy Kollek, Israeli politician (Mayor of Jerusalem), born in Nagyvázsony, Hungary (d. 2007)
  • Torolf Elster, Norwegian journalist and writer (Frihet och demokrati), born in Kristiania, Norway (d. 2006)
  • Vincent Price, American actor (House on Haunted Hill, Fly, Laura), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1993)
1911 Highlights

About May 27, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini