On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1927

Historical Events

  • Henry O D Seagrave races his Sunbeam to a record 203.79 mph at Daytona

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Ravenel Jr, American businessman and politician (Rep-R-South Carolina), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Donald Ross, Lord Ross, Scottish judge, born in Dundee
  • John McLaughlin, American TV commentator (McLaughlin Group) and Nixon aide, born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2016)
  • John R. Vane, English pharmacologist (Nobel 1982), born in Tardebigg, Worcestershire (d. 2004)
1927 Highlights

About March 29, 1927

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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