On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacqueline Fontijn, Flemish composer
  • Meg Greenfield, American Pulitzer Prize winning editorial writer (Washington Post; Newsweek), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1999)
  • Wilfrid Sheed, England, writer (Boys of Winter, Hack)

Famous Deaths

  • William Courtleigh, Canadian actor (The Birth of Character, Ashes, The Nightingale), dies at 63
1930 Highlights

About December 27, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn