On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1927

Historical Events

  • Left wins national election in Thuringen

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahmed Abdul-Malik [Jonathan Tim, Jr.], American jazz double bassist and oud player (Odetta; Thelonius Monk), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1993)
  • Olof Palme, Prime Minister of Sweden (1969-76, 1982-86) assassinated, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich Ernst Koch, German composer, dies at 64
1927 Highlights

About January 30, 1927

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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