On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Roy Cohn, lawyer, "grand inquisitor" (for Sen Joseph McCarthy)

Person of interestSidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier, Bahamian-American actor, first black actor to win Oscar for Best Actor ('Lillies in the Field' - 1963), born in Miami, Florida


1927 Highlights

About February 20, 1927

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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