On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1941

Historical Events


Sinking ShipAttack on Pearl Harbor

Peruvian ambassador Ricardo Rivera-Schreiber warns American Ambassador of Japanese assault on Pearl Harbor

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USS Arizona ablaze and sinking after the attack on Pearl Harbor
USS Arizona ablaze and sinking after the attack on Pearl Harbor
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Famous Deaths

  • Iver Holter, Norwegian composer, dies at 90
1941 Highlights

About January 27, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius