On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1927

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)
1927 Highlights

About March 1, 1927

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces