Historical Events In August - 27
Thursday, 22 April 2021
1886 On August - 27 eric Coates, Hucknall Nottinghamshire England, viola player/composer
1887 On this day in history wilhelm Volkmar, composer, dies at 74
1890 Man Ray, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, American artist and photographe (Dada) on this day in history.
1892 The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City is heavily damaged by fire on August - 27.
1892 NYC Metropolitan Opera House catches fire on this day in history.
1894 On this day in history congress passes Wilson-Gorman Tariff Act, which includes a graduated income tax later struck down by the Supreme Court
1894 On August - 27 charles Meredith, Knoxville Pa, actor (Court of Last Resort)
1895 15th US Mens Tennis: Fred H Hovey beats Robert D Wrenn (63 62 64) on this day in history.
1896 On August - 27 zanzibar loses to England in a 38 minute war (9 02 AM-9 40 AM)
1896 On this day in history england defeated Zanzibar in a 38-minute war (9:02 AM-9:40 AM)
1896 On this day in history zanzibar loses to England in a 38 minute war (9:02 AM-9:40 AM)
1897 Roger Bresnahan debuts as Wash Senator pitcher (later HOF catcher) on August - 27.
1897 Ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter on August - 27.
1898 On August - 27 enny de Leeuwe, [Engelina], actress (Anatevka)/wife of Pierre Mols
1899 On August - 27 the birth of C.S Forester, English novelist
1899 On August - 27 byron Foulger, Ogden UT, actor (River's Edge, Up in Smoke)
1900 Battle at Bergendal: Gen Buller beats Boer general Botha on August - 27.
1901 On August - 27 al Ritz, [Joaquim], Newark NJ, actor (Ritz Brothers, Hi Ya Chum)
1902 On August - 27 herbert Menges, composer
1903 On August - 27 23rd US Mens Tennis: Hugh L Doherty beats William A Larned (60 63 108)
1903 On this day in history xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nocturno de los Angeles)
1905 On this day in history alexander Johnston, CEO (Board of Inland Revenue)
1908 On this day in history calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as the Tigers
1908 Donald [George] Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs) on this day in history.
1909 On this day in history jack Chesbro's final Yankee game
1909 Lester W "Pres" Young, US jazz saxophonist on August - 27.
1910 On August - 27 the birth of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Nobel Peace Prize winner
1910 Using 20, 137,000 candlepower arc lights, 2 amateur baseball teams play a night game at White Sox Park on this day in history.
1910 On August - 27 clement of Maasdijk, 1st Dutch aircraft death
1911 Chic White Sox Ed Walsh no-hits Boston, 5-0 on this day in history.
1911 On this day in history patience Edney, nurse/communist
1912 On this day in history edgar Rice Burroughs publishes Tarzan of the Apes.
1912 On August - 27 edgar Rice Burroughs' publishes "Tarzan of the Apes"
1912 On August - 27 peter Gretton, British vice admiral