On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1927

Historical Events

  • Interstate Commerce Comm transfers Ohio to Eastern time zone

Famous Birthdays

  • Éva Székely, Hungarian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m breaststroke 1952; silver 1956; first WR 400m individual medley 1953), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2020)
  • Pierre D'Archambeau. American concert violinist, born in Yverdon, Switzerland (d. 2014)
  • Wesley Brown, 1st African American US Naval Academy graduate, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2012)
1927 Highlights

About April 3, 1927

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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