What Happened on December 27, 1927

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's "Show Boat" premieres in New York City
  • Philip Barry's "Paris Bound" premieres in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stalin's faction wins All-Union Congress in USSR, Trotsky expelled

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky

Famous Birthdays

  • Agnes Nixon, American television producer, director, and writer (All My Children), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Antony Gardner, British politician