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 stage and screen actor and Grammy Award-winning singer (Shangri-La; The Eiger Sanction: She Loves Me; Columbo), born in Richmond Hill, Virginia (d. 1976)
Born in 1927

Famous Deaths

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

About March 5, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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