On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1928

Historical Events

  • KGB-AM in San Diego CA begins radio transmissions
  • US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
  • US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonín Tučapský, Czech composer, teacher, and choral conductor, born in Opatovice, Moravia, Czechoslovakia (d. 2014)
  • Douglas Applegate, American politician, U.S. House of Representative from Ohio, born in Steubenville, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Leslie Stuart [Thomas Barrett], British musical theater composer (Florodora), dies at 64
1928 Highlights

About March 27, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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