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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  

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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  On August - 27 birth of george, Duke of Saxony (d. 1539)  

1487  On this day in history birth of anna of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark (d. 1514)  

1545  Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat was born on August - 27.  

1562  Hans Leo Hassler, composer was born on August - 27.  

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

1630  Maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter was born on this day in history.  

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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 August - 27.  

0827  On this day in history death of pope Eugene II  

1208  On August - 27 irene Angelina, daughter of Isaac II Angeles, dies  

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

1394  On this day in history death of chokei, Emperor of Japan (b. 1343)  

1450  On this day in history death of reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, English politician (b. 1395)  

1521  On this day in history josquin Des Prez, composer, dies  

1522  On this day in history giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75  

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