On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1924

Historical Events

  • Canada recognizes USSR
  • New French government of PoincarĂ© begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Sarah Vaughan, jazz scat singer (Broken Hearted Melody), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1990)

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Parratt, composer, dies at 83
1924 Highlights

About March 27, 1924

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries