Historical Events In August - 27
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
1886 On this day in history 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 The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City is heavily damaged by fire on August - 27.
1892 On this day in history nYC Metropolitan Opera House catches fire
1894 Congress passes Wilson-Gorman Tariff Act, which includes a graduated income tax later struck down by the Supreme Court on this day in history.
1894 Charles Meredith, Knoxville Pa, actor (Court of Last Resort) on August - 27.
1895 On this day in history 15th US Mens Tennis: Fred H Hovey beats Robert D Wrenn (63 62 64)
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 Zanzibar loses to England in a 38 minute war (9:02 AM-9:40 AM) on this day in history.
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 Enny de Leeuwe, [Engelina], actress (Anatevka)/wife of Pierre Mols on this day in history.
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 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 On August - 27 herbert Menges, composer
1903 On August - 27 23rd US Mens Tennis: Hugh L Doherty beats William A Larned (60 63 108)
1903 Xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nocturno de los Angeles) on August - 27.
1905 Alexander Johnston, CEO (Board of Inland Revenue) on August - 27.
1908 On August - 27 calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as the Tigers
1908 Donald [George] Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs) on August - 27.
1909 Jack Chesbro's final Yankee game on August - 27.
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 Edgar Rice Burroughs publishes Tarzan of the Apes on August - 27.
1912 Edgar Rice Burroughs' publishes "Tarzan of the Apes" on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history peter Gretton, British vice admiral