On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1927

Historical Events

  • Augusto César Sandino begins 5½ year war against US occupation of Nicaragua

Famous Birthdays

  • John Freeland, Legal advisor UK foreign office and judge at the European Court of Human Rights, born in London (d. 2014)
  • John Warr, English cricket bowler (avg 281) and president (MCC), born in Ealing, Middlesex, England (d. 2016)
  • Shirley Hughes, English author and illustrator (Dogger), born in West Kirby, England
1927 Highlights

About July 16, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer