On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1927

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Dmitri Shostakovich's 2nd Symphony premieres in Moscow

Music History

Duke Ellington opens at the Cotton Club in Harlem

  • Pittsburgh Pirates future Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Paul Waner wins NL MVP
1927 Highlights

About December 4, 1927

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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