On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "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, Ditch politician, lawyer, and director