What Happened on December 27, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Arch Ward, American sportswriter (Chicago Tribune - proposed baseball's all-star game), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1955)
  • Carl Zuckmayer, German-Swiss-American playwright (Second Wind), born in Nackenheim, Germany (d. 1977)
  • Louis Bromfield, American writer (Early Autumn, Pulitzer-1926), born in Mansfield, Ohio (d. 1956)
Born in 1896

Famous Deaths

  • John Brown, British manufacturer (b. 1816)
1896 Highlights

About December 27, 1896

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn