On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • David Rowbotham, Australian poet and journalist, born in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia (d. 2010)

Famous Deaths

  • William Maddock Bayliss, British physiologist, co-discoverer of hormones, dies at 64
1924 Highlights

About August 27, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo