On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Agustín Edwards, Chilean media tycoon (El Mercurio), born in Paris (d. 2017)
  • Ahmadou Kourouma, Ivorian writer (d. 2003)
  • Alfredo Kraus, Spanish bel canto tenor (Massenet - "Werther"; La Scala; New York Metroplolitan Opera, 1966-94), born in Las Palmas, Canary Islands (d. 1999)
  • Emma Lou Diemer, American classical composer Songs for the Earth; Fantasy for Carillon), and educator, born in Kansas City, Missouri
1927 Highlights

About November 24, 1927

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 94 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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