On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1912

Historical Events

  • Relief laws in Netherlands replace those of 1854

Famous Birthdays

  • Franz Weyergans, Belgian writer and translator (Les Gens Heureux), born in Seraing, Belgium (d. 1974)
  • Frederick R. Weisman, philanthropist, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1994)
  • Renato Rascel [Ranucci], Italian actor (7 Hills of Rome, Secrets of Santa Vittoria), born in Turin, Piedmont, Italy (d. 1991)
1912 Highlights

About April 27, 1912

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus