What Happened on March 3, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruton Smith, American motor sports promoter and owner (CEO NASCAR; track owner Speedway Motorsports, Inc.), born in Oakboro, North Carolina (d. 2022)
  • Charles O. Whitley, American politician (Rep-D-NC, 1977-87), born in Siler City, North Carolina (d. 2002)
  • Frank Singleton, librarian
  • Pierre Aubert, member of the Swiss Federal Council
  • William Kurelek, Canadian artist and writer (The Maze, Passion of Christ series), born near Whitford, Alberta (d. 1977)

Famous Deaths

  • J.G. Parry-Thomas, Welsh motor-racing driver (b. 1884)
  • Mikhail Artsybashev, Russian writer (b. 1878)
1927 Highlights

About March 3, 1927

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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