On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1900

Historical Events

  • Battle of Bergendal: General Buller defeats the Boer under general Louis Botha
  • Gabriel Fauré's opera/cantata "Prométhée" premieres in Beziers

Famous Birthdays

  • Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, Russian composer, born in Kvemo-Khviti, Georgia (d. 1965)
1900 Highlights

About August 27, 1900

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo