On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 1934

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bank robber Baby Face Nelson dies in a shoot-out with the FBI.

FBI Agent Melvin Purvis
FBI Agent
Melvin Purvis

Famous Birthdays

  • Ammo Baba, Iraqi-Assyrian footballer
  • Lawrence Martin Jenco, priest

Famous Deaths

  • "Baby Face" Nelson, [Lester Gillis], gangster, shot by FBI at 26
  • Herman Hollis, FBI agent, killed by Baby Face Nelson
  • Sam Cowley, FBI agent, killed by Baby Face Nelson
1934 Highlights

About November 27, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius