On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Modrow, a German politician, premier of East Germany
  • Jean-Michel Damase, French pianist and composer, born in Bordueax (d. 2013)

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? 93 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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