What Happened on February 5, 1927

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"The General", American silent film starring Buster Keaton and Marion Mack, co-directed by Keaton and Clyde Bruckman, premieres in New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Ruth Fertel, American entrepreneur (Ruth's Chris Steak Houses), born in Nw Orleans, Louisiana. (d. 2002)
  • Val Dufour, American actor (Search for Tomorrow, 1972-79 - "John Wyatt"; Another World, 1967-72), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2000)
Born in 1927

Famous Deaths

  • Inayat Khan, Indian singer, musicologist, and philosopher (founder of Sufi Order - London, 1914), dies at 44
1927 Highlights

About February 5, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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