On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1884

Historical Events

  • The East Cleveland Street Railway Company begins the first U.S. commercial electric streetcar line in Cleveland, Ohio, on the Bentley-Knight system
1884 Highlights

About July 27, 1884

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo