On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1927

Squaring Up for Radio Commentary

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tennessee Supreme Court overturns (on a technicality) John T. Scopes' guilty verdict for teaching evolution, but the law itself remains in force

Teacher Convicted for Teaching Evolution John T. Scopes
Teacher Convicted for Teaching Evolution
John T. Scopes

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Routh, British composer, born in Worcestershire, England
1927 Highlights

About January 15, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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