What Happened on July 27, 1880

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Alexander P. Ashbourne patents a process for refining coconut oil
  • Battle of Maiwand, at which Dr Watson is wounded, breaks out

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Doscher, American baseball pitcher (1st son of a major leaguer to play MLB), born in Troy, New York (d. 1971)
  • Joe Tinker, American professional baseball player and manager, born in Muscotah, Kansas (d. 1948)