On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1922

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilfrid Bourne, QC/Clerk of the Crown in Chancery

Famous Deaths

  • Giovanni Verga, Italian writer (I Mala Voglia), dies at 81

Person of interestNellie Bly

Nellie Bly [Elizabeth Cochran Seaman], American journalist and writer (Ten Days in a Mad House), dies at 57

Journalist and Adventurer Nellie Bly
Journalist and Adventurer
Nellie Bly

1922 Highlights

About January 27, 1922

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius