On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1927

Historical Events


Historic InventionModel T

Henry Ford and the Ford Motor Company produce the last (and 15th million) Model T Ford / Tin Lizzie

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The 1910 Model T Ford
The 1910 Model T Ford
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Famous Birthdays

  • David Edgerton, American entrepreneur and founder of Burger King, born in Lebanon, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • Jacques Bergerac, French actor (Gigi, Les Girls, Thunder in Sun) and business executive (Revlon), born in Biarritz, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France (d. 2014)
1927 Highlights

About May 26, 1927

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini