On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1927

Historical Events

  • Golfers in SC arrested for violating Sabbath

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? 93 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces