On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1924

Historical Events

  • Albania is declared a dictatorship under Ahmed Beg Zofu
  • The US signs a treaty with the Dominican Republic, which supersedes that of 1907: in July, the Us had withdrawn its Marines and ended its occupation

Famous Birthdays

  • James A McClure, (Sen-R-Idaho)
  • Mokta Ould Daddah, president Mauritania (1961-78)
  • Wouter Eijkelemboom, Dutch architect (Holy-hospital, Vlaardingen)

Famous Deaths

  • William Archer, Scottish critic/playwright (Green Goddess), dies at 68
1924 Highlights

About December 27, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn