On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1896

Historical Events

Historic Event

Review of Paul Laurence Dunbar's second book, "Majors and Minors" by William Dean Howells in "Harper's Weekly" brings the poet to national attention

Famous Birthdays

  • Franciscus J. Feron, vicaris-general of Roermond (d. 1958)
1896 Highlights

About June 27, 1896

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer