On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1836

Famous Birthdays

  • Edwin Gray Lee, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Shepherdstown, Virginia (d. 1870)
  • Jay Gould, American railroad developer and speculator, born in Roxbury, New York (d. 1892)
1836 Highlights

About May 27, 1836

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 185 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini