On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1922

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Giovanni Verga, Italian writer (I Mala Voglia), dies at 81
  • Nellie Bly [Elizabeth Cochran Seaman], American journalist and writer (Ten Days in a Mad House), dies at 57