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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1407  Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (d. 1425) was born on August - 27.  

1471  George von Saksen-Meissen, German potester of Frisia was born on August - 27.  

1471  George, Duke of Saxony (d. 1539) was born on August - 27.  

1487  Anna of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark (d. 1514) was born on August - 27.  

1545  Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat was born on this day in history.  

1562  Hans Leo Hassler, composer was born on this day in history.  

1583  Simon Besler, composer was born on August - 27.  

1630  On August - 27 birth of maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter  

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Famous Deaths In August - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0542  Death of Saint Caesarius of Arles on this day in history.  

0827  Death of Pope Eugene II on August - 27.  

1208  Irene Angelina, daughter of Isaac II Angeles, dies on this day in history.  

1312  Death of Arthur II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1262) on this day in history.  

1394  Death of Chokei, Emperor of Japan (b. 1343) on August - 27.  

1450  On August - 27 death of reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, English politician (b. 1395)  

1521  Josquin Des Prez, composer, dies on August - 27.  

1522  On August - 27 giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75  

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