On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1862

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • -28] Battle at Garnett's/Golding's Farms, Virginia
  • Battle of Gaines's Mill, VA (Cold Harbor, Chickahominy Bluffs) Day 3

Famous Birthdays

  • May Irwin, Canadian comedienne and singer (Hot Time in the Old Town), born in Whitby, Ontario, Canada (d. 1938)

Famous Deaths

  • Chatham Roberdeau Wheat, Confederate major, dies in battle at about 35