On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1920

Historical Events

  • League of Nations moves headquarters in Geneva
  • Westinghouse radio station in East Pittsburgh, KDKA begins

Famous Birthdays

  • K. R. Narayanan, 10th President of India (1997-2002), born in Uzhavoor, Kerala (d. 2005)
  • Nanette Fabray [Ruby Fabares], American actress and singer (Love Life, Caesar's Hour, One Day at a Time), born in San Diego, California (d. 2018)
1920 Highlights

About October 27, 1920

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio