On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1927

Historical Events

Sports History

Cuban chess champion José Raúl Capablanca wins 33-day Grand Chess Tournament

  • Dutch 1st Chamber condemns Belgian and Netherlands Wielingen Treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • János Decsényi, Hungarian composer (Farewell to a Vanished Century), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Martin Walser, German writer, born in Wasserburg am Bodensee
1927 Highlights

About March 24, 1927

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

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