What Happened on September 27, 1912

Historical Events

Historic Publication

W. C. Handy publishes "Memphis Blues", considered the 1st blues song

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerben Wagenaar, Dutch resistance fighter and communist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1993)
  • Mary Grierson, Welsh botanical artist, born in Bangor, Wales (d. 2012)
  • Tauno Marttinen, Finnish composer (Dalai Lama Concerto; Elegia), born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 2008)
Born in 1912
1912 Highlights

About September 27, 1912

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra