On This Day

Birthdays in History in November 1927

  • Nov 2 John Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury of Preston Candover, English businessman and billionaire
  • Nov 2 Steve Ditko, American comic artist (The Amazing Spider-Man, Doctor Strange), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • Nov 3 Harrison McCain, Canadian businessman (McCain Foods Limited), born in Florenceville, New Brunswick
  • Nov 8 Samuel I Newhouse Jr., American magazine publisher (Parade, Vogue, Vanity Fair), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • Nov 9 Carel Boshoff, South African activist and chairman (Broederbond/Volkswag), born in Nylstroom, Transvaal South Africa (d. 2011)
  • Nov 10 Jacob Pleydell-Bouvery, 8th earl of Radnor and art collector (d. 2008)
  • Nov 11 Leonard Wolfson, Baron Wolfson, English businessman and multi-millionaire
  • Nov 11 Maati Bouabid, Prime Minister of Morocco (1979-83), born in Casablanca, Morocco (d. 1996)
  • Nov 12 Yutaka Taniyama, Japanese mathematician (d. 1958)
  • Nov 13 Billy Klüver, American scientist and engineer, born in Monaco (d. 2004)
  • Nov 14 Sir Lawrence "Lawrie" Barratt, British businessman and housing developer (Barratt Developments), born in England (d. 2012)
  • Nov 15 Gregor Mackenzie, British politician (d. 1992)
  • Nov 17 Ellis Hillman, politician
  • Nov 20 Erhard Schnell, German automotive designer 'Father of the Opel GT', born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 2020)
  • Nov 23 Guy Davenport, American author, artist, and scholar (d. 2005)
  • Nov 24 Ahmadou Kourouma, Ivorian writer (d. 2003)
  • Nov 24 Agustín Edwards, Chilean media tycoon (El Mercurio), born in Paris (d. 2017)
  • Nov 26 Ernie Coombs, American-Canadian children's entertainer (Mr. Dressup), born in Lewiston, Maine (d. 2001)
  • Nov 27 William Simon, US sect of Treasury
  • Nov 30 Odvar Nordli, 21st Prime Minister of Norway (Labour: 1976-81), born in Tangen, Norway (d. 2018)

About November 1927

How Old? 92 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)