On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1931

Historical Events

  • Chilean president Carlos Ibáñez forced out
  • Grasshoppers in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota destroyed thousands of acres of crops

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Van Dyke, American actor (My Mother the Car, Coach), born in Danville, Illinois (d. 2018)
  • Khieu Samphan, Cambodian communist politician, born in Rumduol, Svay Rieng, French Protectorate of Cambodia

Famous Deaths

  • Auguste-Henri Forel, Swiss entomologist (b. 1848)
1931 Highlights

About July 27, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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