On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1932

Historical Events

  • 200,000 English textile workers strike
  • International anti-war congress opens in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonia Fraser, British author and biographer (Mary Queen of Scots), born in London, England
  • Fran├žois Glorieux, Flemish pianist and composer, born in Courtrai, Belgium
  • Mikhail Nikolayevich Burdayev, Feodosina Krim, Russian cosmonaut
1932 Highlights

About August 27, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo