On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1912

Famous Birthdays

  • Hilde Domin [Hilde Palm], German writer and poet, born in Cologne (d. 2006)
  • Igor Markevitch, Russian conductor (Le Paradis Perdu), born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1983)
  • Vernon Elliott, British bassoonist and composer, born in London (d. 1996)
1912 Highlights

About July 27, 1912

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo