On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1890

Historical Events

Historic Event

Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh shoots himself in Auvers-sur-Oise, dies of injuries 2 days later

Famous Birthdays

  • Judith Lowry, American actress (The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds), born in Fort Sill, Oklahoma (d. 1976)
1890 Highlights

About July 27, 1890

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo