On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Edie Adams [Edith Enke], American businesswoman, singer, actress and comedian (Murial Cigar), born in Kingston, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • Peter Mark Richman, American actor (Andrew-Dynasty), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestBenedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI [Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger], Catholic Pope (2005-2013), born in Marktl, Bavaria, Germany

265th Pope Benedict XVI
265th Pope
Benedict XVI

1927 Highlights

About April 16, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries