On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1879

Famous Deaths

  • Rowland Hill, English inventor who introduced 1st adhesive postage stamp (1840), dies at 84
1879 Highlights

About August 27, 1879

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo