What Happened on January 27, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Modrow, German politician (last Communist Prime Minister of East Germany 1989-90), born in Jasenitz, Germany (d. 2023)
  • Jean-Michel Damase, French pianist and composer, born in Bordueax (d. 2013)
  • Vaclovas Paketūras, Lithuanian composer (The Sun Is Setting; Polyphonic Pieces), born in Gruodiškiai, Lithuania (d. 2018)
Born in 1928

Famous Deaths

  • Marie Verstraete, Belgian actress (Mooi Juultje van Volendam, Frou Frou), dies at 74
1928 Highlights

About January 27, 1928

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius