On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1931

Famous Birthdays

  • John Hopkins, English TV, film and stage writer (Z-Cars), born in London (d. 1998)
  • Mordecai Richler, Montreal author, (Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz)
  • Nigel Vinson, British Lord and inventor, born in Kent, England
  • Ronald "Buster" Edwards, British Great Train Robber turned flower-seller, born in London (d. 1994)
  • Rudi Maugeri, Canadian pop singer (The Crew Cuts), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2004)
1931 Highlights

About January 27, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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