On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1927

Historical Events

  • 22.3 cm rainfall at Somerset, Vermont (state record)

Music Premiere

Rodgers & Hart's musical "Connecticut Yankee", based on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court", opens at the Vanderbilt Theatre, NYC; runs for 421 performances

  • Tropical storm flooding kills 84 in Winooski River Valley, Vermont

Famous Birthdays

  • Harrison McCain, Canadian businessman (McCain Foods Limited), born in Florenceville, New Brunswick
  • Zbigniew Cybulski, Polish actor (Ashes and Diamonds), born in Kniaze, Stanislawowskie, Poland (d. 1967)

Famous Deaths

  • Karel Matěj Čapek-Chod, Czech journalist (b. 1860)
1927 Highlights

About November 3, 1927

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 94 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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