On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1899

Famous Birthdays

  • Béla Guttmann, Hungarian soccer midfielder (4 caps; MTK Hungária, Hakoah Wien) and coach (Benfica, AC Milan, FC Porto; Hungary, Austria, Netherlands, Italy, Brazil, Uruguay, Portugal), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1981)
  • Granville English, American composer, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1968)
  • Sulo Nikolai Salonen, Finnish composer, born in Pyhtää (d. 1976)
1899 Highlights

About January 27, 1899

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius