What Happened on March 1, 1927

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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

Famous Birthdays

Harry Belafonte (1927-2023)

Jamaican-American Grammy, Tony, and Emmy Award-winning calypso singer ("Banana Boat Song"), actor (Buck & the Preacher), and human rights activist, born in Harlem, New York

  • Lusine Amara, opera/concert singer
  • Robert Bork, American lawyer, government official (US Solicitor General, 1973-77), jurist (US Court of Appeals, 1982-88), rejected Supreme Court nominee (1987), and professor (Yale), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
Born in 1927
1927 Highlights

About March 1, 1927

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces