On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1927

Article: 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
  • Norm Crosby, American comedian (Young at Heart Comedians), born in Boston, Massachusetts
1927 Highlights

About January 15, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn