On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1927

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky
Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
  • Notre Dame's Fighting Irish changes blue jerseys for green

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Butler, NFL hall of famer (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Yutaka Taniyama, Japanese mathematician (d. 1958)
1927 Highlights

About November 12, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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