On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1879

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, St Andrews: Scotsman Jamie Anderson wins by 3 shots from countrymen Jamie Allen & Andrew Kirkaldy; 3rd consecutive title

Famous Birthdays

  • Cyril Scott, English composer and author (Heroic Suite), born in Oxton, Cheshire (d. 1970)
  • Hans Hahn, Austrian mathematician, born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1934)
1879 Highlights

About September 27, 1879

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra