On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • George Plimpton, sports writer (Paper Lion), born in NYC, New York
  • John Kander, American musical theater and film composer, with Fred Ebb (Cabaret; Chicago; New York, New York; Funny Lady), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Lester "Big Daddy" Kinsey, American Chicago blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player, born near Pleasant Grove, Mississippi (d. 2001)
  • Lillian Vernon, founder and CEO of the Lillian Vernon Corporation (first company listed on US stock exchange started by a woman), born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 2015)
1927 Highlights

About March 18, 1927

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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