On This Day

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 Ray, (Rep-D-GA, 1983- ) [or Jan 2]
  • Richard Vance Maxfield, composer
  • Stan Getz [Stanley Gayetski], American jazz tenor saxophonist (Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
1927 Highlights

About February 2, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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