On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1902

Historical Events

  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Newport, RI: Defending champion William Larned beats Englishman R.F. Doherty 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 8-6

Famous Birthdays

  • Herbert Menges, English composer, born in Hove, East Sussex, England (d. 1972)
1902 Highlights

About August 27, 1902

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo