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 Birthdays

  • Bobby Hutcherson, American jazz vibraphone and marimba player ("Little B's Poem"; SFJAZZ Collective), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Iver Holter, Norwegian conductor (Oslo Philharmonic, 1886-1911), and composer (St. Hans Kveld), dies at 90
1941 Highlights

About January 27, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius