May 27, 1916 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Groundbreaking begins on Hugh Grant Circle in Bronx
  • President Wilson addresses the League to Enforce Peace, founded in 1915, and gives public support to the idea of a league of nations

Birthdays in History

  • Norman Griggs, VP (Building Society Association)

Weddings in History

HeartWedding of Interest

Naval commander Karl Donitz (24) weds nurse Ingeborg Weber

Admiral and Navy Commander Karl Dönitz
Admiral and Navy Commander
Karl Dönitz

Deaths in History

  • Joseph S Gallieni, General/military governor of Paris, dies