On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • "Fatty" George [Pressler], Austrian swing jazz clarinettist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1982)
  • Josy Barthel, Luxembourgish 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1952), born in Mamer, Luxembourg (d. 1992)
  • Pasqualino de Santis, Italian cinematographer, born in Fondi, Latina, Italy (d. 1996)
  • Seymour Bernstein, American concert pianist, teacher, and composer, born in Newark, New Jersey
1927 Highlights

About April 24, 1927

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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