On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1927

Historical Events

  • Town of Netanya, Israel founded by Nathan Strauss

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Kienholz, American sculptor (Roxy), born in Fairfield, Washington (d. 1994)
  • Leszek Kolakowski, Polish philosopher (Conversations with the Devil), born in Radom, Poland (d. 2009)
  • William "Sonny" Criss, American bebop jazz saxophonist (Jazz U.S.A.), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1977)
1927 Highlights

About October 23, 1927

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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