On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1927

Historical Events

Music releaseTheater Premiere

Maxwell Anderson's play "Saturday's Children" premieres in New York City

Playwright and Dramatist Maxwell Anderson
Playwright and Dramatist
Maxwell Anderson

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Nieman, American baseball player (d. 1985)
  • José Azcona del Hoyo, President of Honduras (1986-90), born in La Ceiba, Honduras (d. 2005)
  • William Redfield, American actor (Jimmy Hughes Rookie Cop, Marriage), born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
1927 Highlights

About January 26, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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