On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Clarice Taylor, American actress (Nurse Bailey-Nurse), born in Buckingham County, Virginia (d. 2011)
  • John Dankworth, English jazz musician and composer, born in Woodford, Essex, England (d. 2010)
  • Keith "Red" Mitchell, American jazz double bassist, composer, and lyricist (Hampton Hawes; AndrĂ© Previn), born in New York City (d. 1992)
  • Rachel Roberts, Welsh actress (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Foul Play, Doctor's Wife), born in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales (d. 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • George Nichols, American director and actor (His Favorite Pastime, Star Boarder), dies at 62 or 63
1927 Highlights

About September 20, 1927

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 94 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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