On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Courtens, Belgian sculptor, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1967)
  • Moroni Olsen, American actor (Annie Oakley, Black Gold, Snow White), born in Ogden, Utah (d. 1954)

Famous Deaths

  • Carlotta Patti, Italian soprano, dies at 48
  • Whitney Eugene Thayer, American composer, dies at 50
1889 Highlights

About June 27, 1889

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer