Historical Events In August - 27
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
1886 On August - 27 eric Coates, Hucknall Nottinghamshire England, viola player/composer
1887 Wilhelm Volkmar, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1890 Man Ray, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, American artist and photographe (Dada) on August - 27.
1892 On August - 27 the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City is heavily damaged by fire.
1892 NYC Metropolitan Opera House catches fire on this day in history.
1894 On August - 27 congress passes Wilson-Gorman Tariff Act, which includes a graduated income tax later struck down by the Supreme Court
1894 Charles Meredith, Knoxville Pa, actor (Court of Last Resort) on this day in history.
1895 On August - 27 15th US Mens Tennis: Fred H Hovey beats Robert D Wrenn (63 62 64)
1896 On this day in history zanzibar loses to England in a 38 minute war (9 02 AM-9 40 AM)
1896 England defeated Zanzibar in a 38-minute war (9:02 AM-9:40 AM) on August - 27.
1896 On August - 27 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 On August - 27 ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter
1898 On this day in history enny de Leeuwe, [Engelina], actress (Anatevka)/wife of Pierre Mols
1899 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1901 On this day in history al Ritz, [Joaquim], Newark NJ, actor (Ritz Brothers, Hi Ya Chum)
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 Xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nocturno de los Angeles) on this day in history.
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 On August - 27 donald [George] Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs)
1909 Jack Chesbro's final Yankee game on this day in history.
1909 On this day in history lester W "Pres" Young, US jazz saxophonist
1910 On August - 27 the birth of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Nobel Peace Prize winner
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 this day in history.
1911 Patience Edney, nurse/communist on this day in history.
1912 On August - 27 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