On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1927

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's "Show Boat" premieres in New York City

Broadway Composer Jerome Kern
Broadway Composer
Jerome Kern
  • 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? 93 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn