On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1927

Historical Events

  • Franz Lehár's opera "Der Zarewitsch" premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Erma Bombeck, American humorist (The Grass is Always Greener over the Septic Tank), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 1996)

Person of interestHubert de Givenchy

Hubert de Givenchy, French fashion designer (Audrey Hepburn's LBD) & founder of Givenchy (1952), born in Beauvais, France (d. 2018)

Courtier and Fashion Designer Hubert de Givenchy
Courtier and Fashion Designer
Hubert de Givenchy
  • Pierre Mercure, Canadian composer (KalĂ©idoscope), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1966)
1927 Highlights

About February 21, 1927

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces