On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1931

Famous Birthdays

  • Lê Khả Phiêu, Vietnamese leader, General Secretary (1997-2001), born in Thanh Hoa province, Vietnam (d. 2020)
  • Scotty Moore, guitarist (for Elvis), born in Gadsden, Tennessee (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Peter C. Lutkin, composer, dies at 73
  • Walter Courvoisier, composer, dies at 56
1931 Highlights

About December 27, 1931

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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