What Happened on November 22, 1927

Historical Events

  • 1st snowmobile patent granted to Carl Eliason (Sayner, Wisconsin)
  • Belgian government of Henri Jaspar falls but is reformed the same day

Music Premiere

George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin's musical "Funny Face", starring Fred Astaire and his sister Adele Astaire, opens at the new Alvin Theatre, NYC; runs 244 performances

  • Neil Simon Theater (Alvin) opens at 250 W 52nd St NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Grady "Fats" Jackson, American tenor sax player, born in Asheville, North Carolina (d. 1994)
1927 Highlights

About November 22, 1927

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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