Historical Events In August - 27
Thursday, 26 May 2022
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 On August - 27 the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City is heavily damaged by fire.
1892 NYC Metropolitan Opera House catches fire on August - 27.
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 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 England defeated Zanzibar in a 38-minute war (9:02 AM-9:40 AM) on August - 27.
1896 On this day in history zanzibar loses to England in a 38 minute war (9:02 AM-9:40 AM)
1897 On August - 27 roger Bresnahan debuts as Wash Senator pitcher (later HOF catcher)
1897 On August - 27 ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter
1898 Enny de Leeuwe, [Engelina], actress (Anatevka)/wife of Pierre Mols on August - 27.
1899 The birth of C.S Forester, English novelist on this day in history.
1899 Byron Foulger, Ogden UT, actor (River's Edge, Up in Smoke) on August - 27.
1900 Battle at Bergendal: Gen Buller beats Boer general Botha on August - 27.
1901 Al Ritz, [Joaquim], Newark NJ, actor (Ritz Brothers, Hi Ya Chum) on this day in history.
1902 On August - 27 herbert Menges, composer
1903 On this day in history 23rd US Mens Tennis: Hugh L Doherty beats William A Larned (60 63 108)
1903 Xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nocturno de los Angeles) on this day in history.
1905 Alexander Johnston, CEO (Board of Inland Revenue) on this day in history.
1908 On this day in history calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as the Tigers
1908 On this day in history donald [George] Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs)
1909 On this day in history jack Chesbro's final Yankee game
1909 Lester W "Pres" Young, US jazz saxophonist on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1911 On this day in history chic White Sox Ed Walsh no-hits Boston, 5-0
1911 Patience Edney, nurse/communist on this day in history.
1912 Edgar Rice Burroughs publishes Tarzan of the Apes on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history edgar Rice Burroughs' publishes "Tarzan of the Apes"
1912 Peter Gretton, British vice admiral on this day in history.