On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1874

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, Nobel 1931), born in Cologne, German Empire (d. 1940)

Famous Deaths

  • Johan George Schwartze, painter, dies
  • John Henry Foley, Irish sculptor (Prince Albert Memorial), dies at 56
1874 Highlights

About August 27, 1874

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo