What Happened on August 27, 1887

Famous Birthdays

  • James Finlayson, Scottish-American stage and silent and "talkie" film actor (Laurel and Hardy films), born in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland (d. 1953)

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Volkmar, German composer, dies at 74
1887 Highlights

About August 27, 1887

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo