On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1894

Famous Birthdays

  • Dashiell Hammett, American detective novelist (Sam Spade, Maltese Falcon), born in St. Mary's County, Maryland (d. 1961)
  • Louis-Ferdinand CĂ©line, French writer (Die Nacht), born in Courbevoie, Seine, France (d. 1961)
1894 Highlights

About May 27, 1894

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini