What Happened on December 27, 1927

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's landmark musical "Show Boat", based on Edna Ferber's novel, opens at the Ziegfeld Theatre, NYC; runs for 572 performances

  • Philip Barry's "Paris Bound" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Antony Gardner, British politician
1927 Highlights

About December 27, 1927

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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