On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Alexander Müller, Swiss superconductivity physicist (Nobel 1987), born in Basel. Switzerland
  • Phil Hill, American auto racer (F1 world champion 1961; 24 Hours of Le Mans 1958, 61, 62), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2008)
1927 Highlights

About April 20, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 95 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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