What Happened on March 27, 1931

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 90th Grand National: Bob Lyall aboard Grakle wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charlie Chaplin receives France's distinguished Legion of Honor

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
  • John McGraw says night baseball will not catch on

Famous Birthdays

  • Burt Collins, trumpeter
  • R P Bauman, CEO (British Aerospace)
  • Yoriaki Matsudaira, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Arnold Bennett, English novelist, dies at 63