On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1900

Historical Events

  • Lord Roberts' army fights the Vaal in South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Chester Zardis, American jazz 'slap-style' double-bassist, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1990)
  • Uładzimir Žyłka, Belarusian poet, born in Makaszy, Nesvizh, Russian Empire (d. 1933)
1900 Highlights

About May 27, 1900

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini