May 2, 1927 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • International Economic Conference (52 countries including USSR) opens
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Louis Bromfield (Early Autumn)
  • U.S. Supreme Court's "Buck v. Bell", permits forced sterilizations of various "unfits" by states' authorities where such surgeries are practiced for eugenic reasons

Deaths in History

  • Ernest Starling, British physiologist (Frank–Starling law of the heart), dies at 61