On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1857

Famous Deaths

  • Rufus Wilmot Griswold, American poet, literary critic and editor, dies of tuberculosis at 42
1857 Highlights

About August 27, 1857

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo