On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1933

Famous Birthdays

  • Floyd Cramer, American Country Music Hall of Fame pianist (Last Date; On the Rebound), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 1997)
  • Valentin Boreyko, Russian rower (Olympic gold 1960), born in Leningrad (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Julius Klengel, German cellist and composer, dies at 74
  • Meir Shapira, rabbi/organizer (Daf Yomi), dies
1933 Highlights

About October 27, 1933

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio