What Happened on December 28, 1927

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Arthur Honegger's opera "Antigone" premieres with a libretto by Jean Cocteau, sets by Pablo Picasso and costumes by Coco Chanel at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels

Event of Interest

George Kaufman & Moss Hart's "Royal Family" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Armstrong, US ambassador and first female counsel to the President, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, (d. 2008)
  • Norma Whiteman. Australian cricket fast bowler (7 WTests, 22 wickets, BB 4/33; NSWCA), born in Bathurst, Australia (d. 2023)
  • Oleg Karavaichuk, Russian pianist and composer, born in Kiev (d. 2016)
  • Simon Raven, English playwright and critic (Alms for Oblivion)
Born in 1927

About December 28, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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