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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1407  On August - 27 birth of ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (d. 1425)  

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

1471  George, Duke of Saxony (d. 1539) was born on this day in history.  

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  On August - 27 birth of hans Leo Hassler, composer  

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 this day in history.  

0827  Death of Pope Eugene II on August - 27.  

1208  On this day in history irene Angelina, daughter of Isaac II Angeles, dies  

1312  On August - 27 death of arthur II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1262)  

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

1450  Death of Reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, English politician (b. 1395) on August - 27.  

1521  Josquin Des Prez, composer, dies on this day in history.  

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

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