On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1890

Historical Events

  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Newport R.I.: Oliver Campbell beats 2-time defending champion Henry Slocum 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Man Ray, American artist and photographer (Dada), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1976)
1890 Highlights

About August 27, 1890

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo