On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Joyce Brothers, American pop psychologist ($64,000 Question, Naked Gun), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Oskar Pastior, Romanian-born German writer (Oulipo), born in Sibiu (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Mikhail Ivanov, Russian composer, dies at 78
1927 Highlights

About October 20, 1927

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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