On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1923

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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

Famous Deaths

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