On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1933

Historical Events

  • Jessop & Son department store in Nottingham, England, acquired by John Lewis Partnership. The partnership's first shop outside London.
  • Karl Jansky reports reception of cosmic radio signal in Washington, D.C.
1933 Highlights

About April 27, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus