On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1877

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Stewart Rolls, British auto manufacturer (Rolls-Royce Ltd), born in Berkeley Square, London (d. 1910)
  • Ernst Wetter, Member of the Swiss Federal Council, born in Töss, Winterthur, Switzerland (d. 1963)
  • Lloyd C. Douglas, American novelist (The Big Fisherman), born in Columbia City, Indiana (d. 1951)
1877 Highlights

About August 27, 1877

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo