On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1927

Historical Events

  • British government decides to send troops to China

Famous Deaths

  • Carlota of Mexico, princess of Belgium and empress consort of Mexico (1864-67), dies at 86
  • Jim McLaughlin, American Hall of Fame thoroughbred jockey (Kentucky Derby 1881, Preakness Stakes 1885, 6 x Belmont Stakes), dies at 65
1927 Highlights

About January 19, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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