What Happened on July 27, 1880

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • A P Abourne patents a process for refining coconut oil
  • Battle of Maiwand, at which Dr Watson is wounded, breaks out

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Crisp, Scotland, actor (How Green Was My Valley, Pollyana)
  • Joseph Tinker, baseball Hall of Famer, 1/3 of fame double play combo