What Happened on September 27, 1881

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Chicago Cubs beat Troy 10-8 before record small "crowd" of 12

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernest Williams, American composer, born in Wayne County, Indiana (d. 1947)
  • Johanna "Annie" Bakker, Dutch revue-artist, singer and actress, born (d. 1940)
  • William Clothier, American tennis player (US Open-1906) and 1st president of tennis hall of fame, born in Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania (d. 1962)