On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1934

Historical Events

  • "Thumbs Up" a musical revue, including music and lyrics by Vernon Duke & James Hanley premieres in NYC
  • 1st youth hostel in US opens (Northfield, Mass)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Shah of Persia Mohammad Reza Pahlavi declares Persia now Iran

Last Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Last Shah of Iran
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Famous Birthdays

  • Larisa Latynina, Ukrainian Soviet gymnast (Olympic gold 1956, 60, 64), born in Kherson, Soviet Union
1934 Highlights

About December 27, 1934

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 85 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn