What Happened on August 27, 1884

Historical Events

US Men's Tennis Open

US National Championship Men's Tennis, Newport R.I.: Richard Sears makes it 4 straight US singles titles; beats Howard Taylor 6-0, 1-6, 6-0, 6-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Antrim, American actor (Miracle on 34th St, Devil's Doorway), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1967)
  • Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), born in Revel, France (d. 1966)
Born in 1884
1884 Highlights

About August 27, 1884

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo