What Happened on February 16, 1927

Historical Events

Music History

Noël Coward's "Marquise" premieres in London

  • US restores diplomatic relations with Turkey

Famous Birthdays

  • June Brown, British actress (EastEnders, Sitting Target), born in Needham Market, Suffolk
  • Roy Purdon, New Zealand harness-racing trainer (21 x NZ trainers premierships; 4 x NZ cup winners; 54 x Group One wins), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2022)

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich Reinitzer, Austrian chemist and botanist (discovered properties of liquid crystals), dies at 69
1927 Highlights

About February 16, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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