What Happened on May 11, 1927

Historical Events

  • England's football team beat Belgium 9-1
  • Louis B Mayer forms Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Hollis, British High Court Judge, (d. 2003)
  • Gene Savoy, American author, explorer, scholar and cleric (d. 2007)
  • Mort Sahl, American stand-up comedian, political satirist, writer, and TV personality (The Big Party), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2021)
  • Zilpha Keatly Snyder, American sci-fi author (Headless Cupid)
Born in 1927

Famous Deaths

  • Juan Gris, Spanish cubist painter (Still Life Before an Open Window), dies at 40

About May 11, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 96 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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