What Happened on February 2, 1927

Historical Events

  • Harry Tierney/Joseph McCarthy's "Rio Rita" premieres in NYC
  • Ziegfeld Theater (Loew's Ziegfeld) opens at 6th Ave & 54th St NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Friedrich K Flick, German industrialist
  • Richard Belmont Ray, American politician (Rep-D-GA, 1983-93), born in Fort Valley, Georgia (d. 1999)
  • Richard Vance Maxfield, composer
  • Stan Getz [Stanley Gayetski], American big band, bebop, cool jazz, and bossa nova tenor saxophonist (Woody Herman; Getz/Gilberto), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
Born in 1927

About February 2, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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