On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1922

Record-Breaking Sheila, the High-Flying Aviator

Historical Events

  • Fritz Lang's "Dr Mabuse, der Spieler" premieres in Berlin
  • Yakut ASSR formed in Russian SFSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Daphne Anderson, British actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • Jack Klugman, American actor (Oscar-Odd Couple, Quincy, Goodbye Columbus), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • Martin Gray, Polish-born American writer, holocaust survivor, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2016)
1922 Highlights

About April 27, 1922

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus