On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1927

Historical Events

  • "The General", American silent film directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman, starring Al Boasberg, premieres in New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Brown, American actor (Here Come the Brides, Primus), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • Ruth Fertel, American entrepreneur (d. 2002)
  • Val Dufour, American actor (Eugenie Grandet, Another World), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths

  • Inayat Khan, Indian sufi (founder of the Sufi Order in the West (London) in 1914), dies at 44
1927 Highlights

About February 5, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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