On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1926

Historical Events

Historic Publication

Physicist Erwin Schrödinger publishes his theory of wave mechanics and presents what becomes known as the Schrödinger equation in quantum mechanics

  • US Senate agrees to join World Court

Famous Birthdays

  • Ingrid Thulin, Swedish actress (Cries & Whispers, Damned), born in Sollefteå, Sweden (d. 2004)
1926 Highlights

About January 27, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius