On This Day

What Happened on November 14, 1927

Historical Events

  • World's largest gas tank in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, explodes; 28 die

Famous Birthdays

  • McLean Stevenson, American actor (M*A*S*H, Hello Larry), born in Normal, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • Narciso Yepes, Lorca Spain, guitarist (Orquesta Nacionale 1947)
  • Sir Lawrence "Lawrie" Barratt, British businessman and housing developer (Barratt Developments), born in England (d. 2012)
1927 Highlights

About November 14, 1927

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio