What Happened on June 27, 1922

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Newberry Medal 1st presented for kids literature (Hendrik Van Loon)

Famous Birthdays

  • George Theophilus Walker, African-American pianist, composer and teacher (Lilacs; In Praise Of Folly), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Herbert Ziergiebel, German writer, born in Nordhorn, Germany (d. 1988)