On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1927

Historical Events

  • 1,000 US marines land in China to protect American property

Famous Birthdays

  • John "Jack" Cassidy, American singer and actor (Oscar-He & She, The Eiger Sanction), born in Richmond Hill, Virginia (d. 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Mertens, German mathematician (b. 1840)
1927 Highlights

About March 5, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 94 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

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