On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1876

Historical Events

  • 1st NLer to get 6 hits in 9 inn game (Dave Force, Philadelphia Athletics)
  • Democratic Party elects Samuel Tilden as US presidential candidate

Famous Deaths

  • Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg, German naturalist and zoologist (micro-organisms), dies at 81
  • Harriet Martineau, British controversial journalist, political economist, abolitionist and life-long feminist, dies at 74
1876 Highlights

About June 27, 1876

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer