On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1923

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Simpson, Jamaican-American poet (Good News of Death), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2012)
  • Shūsaku Endō, Japanese writer (Sea & Poison, Silence), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1996)
  • Victor Hochhauser, British impresario (Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra), born in Košice, Czechoslovakia (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • James Dewar, Scottish chemist and physicist (Dewarfles/cordiet), dies at 80
1923 Highlights

About March 27, 1923

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries