On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1927

Historical Events

  • Roger Sessions' 1st Symphony in E premieres with Serge Koussevitzky conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Famous Birthdays

  • (Lorenzo) "Laurel" Aitken, Cuban-Jamaican singer and one of the pioneers of Caribbean pop and ska music, born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2005)
  • Pascal Bentoiu, Romanian composer, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2016)
1927 Highlights

About April 22, 1927

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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