Historical Events In May - 27
Monday, 03 August 2020
1856 On May - 27 doctor William Palmer found guilty of poisoning
1861 Victoria E Matthews, educator on this day in history.
1862 On this day in history battle of Hanover Court House VA (Slash Church, Peake's Station)
1862 On May - 27 battle of Hanover Court House, VA (Slash Church, Peake's Station)
1863 On May - 27 cSS Chattahoochie explodes on Chattahoochie River GA, 18 die
1863 On May - 27 siege of Port Hudson LA
1863 Edward Payson Chapin, Union brig general, dies at 31 on May - 27.
1864 On May - 27 skirmish at Salem Church (Haw's Shop) VA
1864 Skirmish at Salem Church (Haw's Shop), Virginia on May - 27.
1867 The birth of Arnold Bennett, English novelist on this day in history.
1867 On May - 27 arnold Bennett, England, novelist/playwright/critic (Great Babylon)
1870 On this day in history lionel Palairet, cricketer (elegant England bat in the Golden Age)
1871 On this day in history georges-Henri Rouault, Fr expressionist painter (Miserere et Guerre)
1874 Dustin Farnum, US, actor (Squaw Man, Virginian) [or 1870] on this day in history.
1876 On May - 27 joseph Bosworth, lexicographer/scholar, dies
1878 Australia Cricket 41 & 12-1 defeat MCC 33 & 19 on May - 27.
1878 On this day in history 6th Preakness: C Holloway aboard Duke of Magenta wins in 2:41.75
1878 On this day in history carlo Marsili, composer, dies at 49
1879 Lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Watch on the Rhine, Let's Dance) on May - 27.
1881 On this day in history 9th Preakness: T Costello aboard Saunterer wins in 2:40.5
1881 On May - 27 rudolf Pannwitz, German writer
1882 On May - 27 10th Preakness: T Costello aboard Vanguard wins in 2:44.5
1883 On May - 27 czar Alexander III crowned in Moscow
1884 On May - 27 bax Brod, composer
1887 Emiel van der Straeten, Flemish playwright (Sudanese legends) on this day in history.
1887 Coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer, dies at 86 on May - 27.
1888 On May - 27 louis Durey, composer
1891 On May - 27 claude Adonai Champagne, composer
1892 Sara Heyblom, Dutch actress (Pygmalion, Fietsen naar de Maan) on this day in history.
1893 Audath Yisroel forms at Kattowitz (Katowice) Poland on this day in history.
1894 Dashiell Hammett, Maryland, author (Sam Spade, Maltese Falcon) on May - 27.
1895 British inventor Birt Acres patents film camera/projector on May - 27.
1895 Marij Kogoj, composer on this day in history.
1896 255 people are killed when a twister strikes St Louis, Missouri and East St Louis, Illinois on May - 27.