On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1916

Historical Events

  • 1st Native American Day celebrated, honoring American Indians
  • Emperor Lidj Jasu of Ethiopia flees a palace coup by his aunt Zauditu

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Handlen, American artist
  • Samuel S. Stratton, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York), born in Yonkers, New York (d. 1990)

Famous Deaths

  • Emile A G Verhaeren, Belgian writer (Les Heures du Soir), dies at 61
1916 Highlights

About September 27, 1916

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra