On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1878

Historical Events

  • 6th Preakness: C Holloway aboard Duke of Magenta wins in 2:41.75
  • Australians Cricket 41 & 12-1 defeat MCC 33 & 19

Famous Deaths

  • Carlo Marsili, Italian composer, dies at 49
1878 Highlights

About May 27, 1878

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini