On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1921

Historical Events

  • 2nd government of Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Frederick Banting and Charles Best isolate insulin at the University of Toronto


Famous Birthdays

  • Émile Genest, French-Canadian actor (The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Les Plouffe), born in Quebec City, Canada (d. 2003)
1921 Highlights

About July 27, 1921

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 99 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo