On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1937

Historical Events

  • 1st US social security payment made

Famous Birthdays

  • Sandy Dennis, American actress (Up the Down Staircase), born in Hastings, Nebraska (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAntonio Gramsci

Antonio Gramsci, Italian philosopher, dies at 46

Marxist Theorist and Politician Antonio Gramsci
Marxist Theorist and Politician
Antonio Gramsci

1937 Highlights

About April 27, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus