On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1901

Historical Events

  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Newport, RI: William Larned beats Beals Wright 6-2, 6-8, 6-4, 6-4 for the first of 7 US singles titles

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Ritz [Joaquim], American actor (Ritz Brothers, Hi Ya Chum), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1965)
  • Roger Pryor, American actor (Lady by Choice, Belle of the Nineties, Identity Unknown), born in NYC, New York (d. 1974)
1901 Highlights

About August 27, 1901

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo