On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1927

Historical Events

  • First flight of the Lockheed Vega.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sukarno and friends form the pro-Indonesian independence party, the PNI (Perserikatan Nasional Indonesia) in Batavia, Dutch East Indies

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia
Sukarno

Famous Birthdays

  • Luigina "Gina" Lollobrigida, Italian actress, photojournalist and sculptor (Trapeze, Falcon Crest), born in Subiaco, Italy

Person of interestNeil Simon

Neil Simon, American playwright (The Odd Couple, Plaza Suite, Biloxi Blues), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2018)

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon

1927 Highlights

About July 4, 1927

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer