What Happened on November 27, 1920

Historical Events

Film & TV History

"The Mark 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 striker (47 caps; SC Heerenveen 395 games, SC Enschede, Enschedese Boys), born in Heerenveen, Netherlands (d. 1985)
  • 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)
Born in 1920
1920 Highlights

About November 27, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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