What Happened on August 27, 1909

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 29th U.S. Men's National Championship: William Larned beats William Clothier (6-1, 6-2, 5-7, 1-6, 6-1)
  • Jack Chesbro's final Highlander game

Famous Birthdays

  • Lester W "Pres" Young, US jazz saxophonist
  • Sidney R Yates, (Rep-D-IL, 1949-62, 65- )
  • Sylvère Maes, Belgian cyclist (Tour de France 1936 and 1939), born in Gistel, Belgium (d. 1966)