On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Lewis, American columnist (NY Times) and author (Gideon's Trumpet), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2013)
  • Lord Fanshawe of Richmond [Anthony Henry Fanshawe Royle], Conservative MP for Richmond (1959-83) (d. 2001)
  • Mstislav Rostropovich, Soviet-Russian cellist and conductor, born in Baku, Azerbaijan SSR (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Start, American baseball player, dies at 84
1927 Highlights

About March 27, 1927

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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