On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1920

Historical Events

  • Hermann Muller becomes German chancellor (SPD)

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl-Henrik Norin Swedish jazz saxophonist, and composer ("Mississippi Mood"), born in Västerås, Sweden (d. 1967)
  • Richard Hayman, American harmonica player ("Ruby"), arranger, and orchestra leader (Boston Pops; St. Louis Pops; Grand Rapids Pops), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 2014)
  • Robin Jacques, English illustrator, born in Chelsea (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Johan G Danser, Dutch poet (Meetings), dies at 26
1920 Highlights

About March 27, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries