What Happened on January 27, 1918

Historical Events

  • "Tarzan of the Apes", 1st Tarzan film, premieres at Broadway Theater
  • The first hostilities occurred in the Finnish Civil War.

Famous Birthdays

  • (Lyle) "Skitch" Henderson, British-American pianist and orchestra leader (NBC Radio; NBC Television; New York Pops), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2005)
  • Elmore James, American blues slide guitarist (Dust My Broom), born in Richland, Mississippi (d. 1963)
  • William Seawell, United States Army Brigadier General (d. 2005)
1918 Highlights

About January 27, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 105 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius