What Happened on August 27, 1901

Historical Events

US Men's Tennis Open

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 [Albert Joachim], American vaudevillian (The Ritz Brothers), dancer and actor (The Gorilla;, Hi'ya, Chum; Straight, Place and Show), 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)
Born in 1901
1901 Highlights

About August 27, 1901

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 122 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo