On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1890

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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)