On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Leonard Wolfson, Baron Wolfson, English businessman and multi-millionaire
  • Maati Bouabid, Prime Minister of Morocco (1979-83), born in Casablanca, Morocco (d. 1996)
  • Mose Allison, American jazz and blues piano player, singer, and composer ("Everybody's Cryin' Mercy"; "Your Mind Is on Vacation"), born in Tippo, Mississippi (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Ludvig Johannsen, Danish Botanist and Geneticist who provided evidence for Hugo de Vries' mutation theory, dies at 70
1927 Highlights

About November 11, 1927

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio