On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1914

Historical Events

  • 1st successful non-direct blood transfusion is performed by Dr. Albert Hustin in Brussels
  • 76th Grand National: Bill Smith aboard Sunloch wins by 8 lengths from Trianon III

Famous Birthdays

  • Budd Schulberg, American novelist and screenwriter (On the Waterfront), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • Richard Denning [Louis Denninger Jr.], American actor (An Affair to Remember, The Black Scorpion), born in Poughkeepsie, New York (d. 1998)
  • Snooky Lanson [Roy Landman], American singer (Your Hit Parade, 5 Star Jubilee), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1990)
1914 Highlights

About March 27, 1914

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries