On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1927

Historical Events

  • "Black Friday" on Berlin Stock Exchange
  • VVOG soccer team forms in Harderwijk

Famous Birthdays

  • Archie Scott-Brown, English race car driver (d. 1958)
  • Clive Barnes, drama critic (NY Times, NY Post)
  • Herbert Ross, director/choreographer (Footloose)
  • Karl-Heinz K√∂per, German conductor, and composer (Tuba-Tabu; Pop Corn Concerto), born in Hanover, Germany (d. 2011)
1927 Highlights

About May 13, 1927

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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