What Happened on November 12, 1927

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Leon Trotsky is expelled from the Soviet Communist Party, paving the way for Joseph Stalin to consolidate complete power

  • Notre Dame's Fighting Irish changes blue jerseys for green

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Butler, American Pro Football HOF cornerback (First-team All-Pro 1957-59; Pro Bowl 1955–58; Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Pavel Kharin, Russian sprint canoeist (Olympic gold USSR C-2 10,000m, silver C-2 1,000m 1956), born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 2023)
  • Yutaka Taniyama, Japanese mathematician (d. 1958)
Born in 1927

About November 12, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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