On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles "Majeed" Greenlee, American jazz trombonist (Archie Shepp), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1993)
  • John Kelly Jr, American rower (Olympic bronze single sculls 1956; president US Olympic Committee) and brother of Grace Kelly, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1985)
  • Martinus J Mentz, South African MP (Conservative)
  • Timothy Bevan, British lawyer and CEO (Barclays Bank) (d. 2016)
1927 Highlights

About May 24, 1927

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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