On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1898

Famous Deaths

  • John Hopkinson, British physicist and electrical engineer (Hopkinson's Law) dies with three of his children in a mountaineering accident in the Pennine Alps, Switzerland at 49
1898 Highlights

About August 27, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo