Historical Events In August - 27
Friday, 04 December 2020
1886 On this day in history eric Coates, Hucknall Nottinghamshire England, viola player/composer
1887 On this day in history wilhelm Volkmar, composer, dies at 74
1890 On this day in history man Ray, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, American artist and photographe (Dada)
1892 The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City is heavily damaged by fire on this day in history.
1892 NYC Metropolitan Opera House catches fire on August - 27.
1894 Congress passes Wilson-Gorman Tariff Act, which includes a graduated income tax later struck down by the Supreme Court on this day in history.
1894 Charles Meredith, Knoxville Pa, actor (Court of Last Resort) on this day in history.
1895 15th US Mens Tennis: Fred H Hovey beats Robert D Wrenn (63 62 64) on August - 27.
1896 On this day in history zanzibar loses to England in a 38 minute war (9 02 AM-9 40 AM)
1896 On August - 27 england defeated Zanzibar in a 38-minute war (9:02 AM-9:40 AM)
1896 Zanzibar loses to England in a 38 minute war (9:02 AM-9:40 AM) on August - 27.
1897 Roger Bresnahan debuts as Wash Senator pitcher (later HOF catcher) on this day in history.
1897 On August - 27 ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter
1898 Enny de Leeuwe, [Engelina], actress (Anatevka)/wife of Pierre Mols on August - 27.
1899 The birth of C.S Forester, English novelist on August - 27.
1899 Byron Foulger, Ogden UT, actor (River's Edge, Up in Smoke) on this day in history.
1900 On August - 27 battle at Bergendal: Gen Buller beats Boer general Botha
1901 Al Ritz, [Joaquim], Newark NJ, actor (Ritz Brothers, Hi Ya Chum) on August - 27.
1902 Herbert Menges, composer on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history 23rd US Mens Tennis: Hugh L Doherty beats William A Larned (60 63 108)
1903 Xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nocturno de los Angeles) on August - 27.
1905 Alexander Johnston, CEO (Board of Inland Revenue) on this day in history.
1908 Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as the Tigers on this day in history.
1908 Donald [George] Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs) on August - 27.
1909 Jack Chesbro's final Yankee game on this day in history.
1909 Lester W "Pres" Young, US jazz saxophonist on this day in history.
1910 The birth of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Nobel Peace Prize winner on this day in history.
1910 On August - 27 using 20, 137,000 candlepower arc lights, 2 amateur baseball teams play a night game at White Sox Park
1910 Clement of Maasdijk, 1st Dutch aircraft death on August - 27.
1911 Chic White Sox Ed Walsh no-hits Boston, 5-0 on August - 27.
1911 On August - 27 patience Edney, nurse/communist
1912 Edgar Rice Burroughs publishes Tarzan of the Apes on this day in history.
1912 Edgar Rice Burroughs' publishes "Tarzan of the Apes" on this day in history.
1912 On August - 27 peter Gretton, British vice admiral