On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 1920

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"The Mask of Zorro" directed by Fred Niblo and starring Douglas Fairbanks is shown in New York - 1st American superhero film


Famous Birthdays

  • Abe Lenstra, Dutch soccer star
  • Buster Merryfield, British actor (Only Fools and Horses), born in London, England (d. 1999)
  • Elaine Greene, literary Agent
  • John Richard Ravensdale, historian
  • Johnny Schmitz, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1946, 48; NL saves leader 1946), born in Wausau, Wisconsin (d. 2011)
  • Max Tripels, Dutch politician, lawyer, and director, born in Maastricht, Netherlands (d. 1993)
1920 Highlights

About November 27, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 100 years and 2 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius