On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1927

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aviator Charles Lindbergh, in the Spirit of St Louis, lands in Paris after the first solo air crossing of Atlantic

Famous Birthdays

  • George Levy, English antique dealer and heritage campaigner (d. 1996)
  • Kay Kendall [Justine McCarthy], British actress (Genevieve, The Constant Husband, Les Girls), born in Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire (d. 1959)
1927 Highlights

About May 21, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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