On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1927

Historical Events

  • NY Yankee Bob Meusel steals 2nd, 3rd & home
  • US Supreme Court ruled bootleggers must pay income tax

Famous Birthdays

  • John Walford, solicitor
  • Nílton Santos, Brazilian footballer, (d. 2013)
  • Paul Angerer, Austrian violist, violinist, conductor (Concilium Musicum Wien), harpsichordist, composer and radio host, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2017)
1927 Highlights

About May 16, 1927

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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