On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1927

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Belafonte, Jamaican-American calypso singer ("Banana Boat Song"; actor (Buck & the Preacher), and human rights activist , 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? 94 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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