On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1927

Historical Events

  • US government doesn't sign League of Nations disarmament treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenneth S Goldstein, folklorist/enthomusicologist
  • Nancy Sheehan, writer
  • Patrick Allen, British actor (Roman Holiday;Dial "M" for Murder), born in Nyasaland, Africa (d. 2006)
  • Roberto Suazo C√≥rdova, President of Honduras (1982-86), born in La Paz, Honduras (d. 2018)
  • Sulkhan Nasidze, Georgian composer, born in Tiflis, Transcaucasia, Soviet Union (now Tblisi, Georgia) (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • James Scott Skinner, composer, dies at 83
1927 Highlights

About March 17, 1927

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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