On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1927

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Dmitri Shostakovich's 2nd Symphony premieres in Moscow

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Duke Ellington opens at the Cotton Club in Harlem

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington
  • Pirates Paul Waner wins NL MVP
1927 Highlights

About December 4, 1927

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius