Historical Events In August - 27
Thursday, 02 July 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 On this day in history the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City is heavily damaged by fire.
1892 On August - 27 nYC Metropolitan Opera House catches fire
1894 On August - 27 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 On August - 27 15th US Mens Tennis: Fred H Hovey beats Robert D Wrenn (63 62 64)
1896 Zanzibar loses to England in a 38 minute war (9 02 AM-9 40 AM) on this day in history.
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 On August - 27 enny de Leeuwe, [Engelina], actress (Anatevka)/wife of Pierre Mols
1899 The birth of C.S Forester, English novelist on this day in history.
1899 On this day in history byron Foulger, Ogden UT, actor (River's Edge, Up in Smoke)
1900 On this day in history battle at Bergendal: Gen Buller beats Boer general Botha
1901 Al Ritz, [Joaquim], Newark NJ, actor (Ritz Brothers, Hi Ya Chum) on this day in history.
1902 Herbert Menges, composer on this day in history.
1903 23rd US Mens Tennis: Hugh L Doherty beats William A Larned (60 63 108) on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nocturno de los Angeles)
1905 On August - 27 alexander Johnston, CEO (Board of Inland Revenue)
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 this day in history.
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 August - 27.
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 August - 27.
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 Edgar Rice Burroughs' publishes "Tarzan of the Apes" on August - 27.
1912 On this day in history peter Gretton, British vice admiral