On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1927

Historical Events

  • Sigmund Romberg's musical "My Maryland," premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Gianna Maria Canale, Italian actress (Go For Broke), born in Reggio Calabria, Italy (d. 2009)
  • Ina Muller-van Ast, Dutch politician (PvdA), born in The Hague, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Sarah Frances Whiting, American physicist and astronomer, dies at 80
  • Walther Amelung, German archaeologist, dies at 61
1927 Highlights

About September 12, 1927

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo