On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1927

Historical Events

Film Release

Alfred Hitchcock releases his first film as director - The Pleasure Garden, in England

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Burns, American football coach (University of Iowa 1961-65; Minnesota Vikings 1986-91), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2021)
  • Paula Hawkins, American politician (Sen-R-FL, 1981-86), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2009)
  • Sir Patrick Macnaghten, 11th Baronet, British aristocrat (d. 2007)
1927 Highlights

About January 24, 1927

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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