On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1927

Historical Events

  • 1st armored commercial car hold-up in US, Pittsburgh
  • 1st golden gloves tournament
  • Samuel Roxy Rothafel opens famous Roxy Theater (NYC)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Betts, emeritus professor (Royal Veterinary College)
  • Raymond Jackson [Jaki], British cartoonist
  • Robert Mosbacher, US politician(?)
  • Ron Todd, British trade unionist
1927 Highlights

About March 11, 1927

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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