On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1927

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bank of Italy (later Bank of America) becomes an American National Bank

Banker and Entrepreneur Amadeo Giannini
Banker and Entrepreneur
Amadeo Giannini

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Belafonte, Jamaican-American calypso singer, actor and activist (Banana Boat Song; Buck & the Preacher), born in Harlem, New York
  • Lusine Amara, opera/concert singer
  • Robert Heron Bork, judge, nominated for supreme court, (d. 2012)