On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1897

Famous Deaths


Person of interestGeorge V

Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, granddaughter of George III, grandmother of Edward VIII and George VI and great-grandmother of Elizabeth II, dies at 63

King of the United Kingdom George V
King of the United Kingdom
George V

1897 Highlights

About October 27, 1897

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio