On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1934

Famous Birthdays

  • Barre Phillips, American jazz double bassist, based in France, born in San Francisco, California
  • David Barclay, British hotel magnate (The Ritz) and multi-billionaire, born in Hammersmith, London (d. 2021)
  • Frederick Barclay, British hotel magnate (The Ritz) and multi-billionaire, born in Hammersmith, London
  • Giorgos Konstadinou, Greek actor and director, born in Athens, Greece
  • Ivan Jullien, French jazz and session trumpeter and bandleader, born in Vincennes, France (d. 2015)
  • Phil Horrocks-Taylor, English rugby union fly half (9 caps England, 1 British & Irish Lions; Leicester Tigers), born in Halifax, England (d. 2021)
1934 Highlights

About October 27, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio