On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1922

Day of the Week: Thursday

Article: 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)