On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1849

Historical Events


TrainOpening of Euston Station

Opening of the Great Hall at Euston station in London

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An early print of Euston station showing the wrought iron roof of 1837. Note the open carriages.
An early print of Euston station showing the wrought iron roof of 1837. Note the open carriages.
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Famous Birthdays

  • "Blind" Tom Wiggins, African-American pianist and composer, born in Harris County, Georgia (d. 1908)
1849 Highlights

About May 27, 1849

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 171 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini