On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1884

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 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)