On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 1901

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

Gerhart Hauptmann's play "Der rote Hahn" premieres in Berlin

  • Prince Ito of Japan comes to St Petersburg hoping to get the Russians to grant Japan concessions in Korea, but later drops this goal and decides to make an alliance with Britain
  • U.S. Army War College is established in Washington, D.C.

Famous Birthdays

  • Ted Husing, American sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Clement Studebaker, American automobile manufacturer (b. 1831)
1901 Highlights

About November 27, 1901

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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