On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1927

Historical Events

  • 1st balloon flight over 40,000 feet (Scott Field, Illinois)
  • Nicaragua agrees to a US supervised presidential election in 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Owen "Terry" Scott, British actor and comedian (Terry and June, Carry On Films), born in Watford, Hertfordshire (d. 1994)
1927 Highlights

About May 4, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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