On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1927

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, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (15 Tests, 30 wickets), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2007)
  • Wilton "Bogey" Gaynair, saxophonist

Famous Deaths

  • Andrzej GawroĊ„ski, Polish Indologist and scholar, dies at 41
1927 Highlights

About January 11, 1927

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn