What Happened on December 27, 1931

Famous Birthdays

  • (Winfield) Scotty Moore, American guitarist (Elvis Presley; Roy Orbison), born in Gadsden, Tennessee (d. 2016)
  • Lê Khả Phiêu, Vietnamese leader, General Secretary (1997-2001), born in Thanh Hoa province, Vietnam (d. 2020)
Born in 1931

Famous Deaths

  • Peter C. Lutkin, American organist, composer (The Lord Bless You and Keep You), choral conductor, and educator (Northwestern University, 1891-1931)dies of a heart attack at 73
  • Walter Courvoisier, Swiss composer, dies at 76
1931 Highlights

About December 27, 1931

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn