On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1927

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Louis B. Mayer head of film studio MGM announces creation of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  • Royale Theater (Golden, CBS Radio Playhouse) opens at 242 W 45th NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • John Hayes, cricketer (NZ fast bowler in 15 Tests 1951-58)
  • Wilton "Bogey" Gaynair, saxophonist

Famous Deaths

  • Andrzej GawroĊ„ski, Polish Indologist and scholar, dies at 41