On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1879

Day of the Week: Saturday

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)