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 Ivanovich Nasidze, composer

Famous Deaths

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

About March 17, 1927

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces