On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1927

Historical Events

  • Town of Netanya Israel founded by Nathan Strauss

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Kienholz, US sculptor (Roxy)
  • Leszek Kolakowski, Polish philosopher (Conversations with the Devil)
  • 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? 93 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio