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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.  

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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  Anna of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark (d. 1514) was born on this day in history.  

1545  On August - 27 birth of alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat  

1562  On this day in history birth of hans Leo Hassler, composer  

1583  Simon Besler, composer was born on this day in history.  

1630  On this day in history birth of maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter  

Famous Deaths In August - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0542  On this day in history death of saint Caesarius of Arles  

0827  On August - 27 death of pope Eugene II  

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

1312  Death of Arthur II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1262) on August - 27.  

1394  On August - 27 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  Giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75 on this day in history.  

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