On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1927

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich' Octet opus 11 premieres in Moscow

  • Fire in Laurier Palace cinema in Montreal, 78 children died

Famous Deaths

  • Houston Stewart Chamberlain, British-German philosopher (wrote works about political philosophy and natural science), dies at 71