On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1902

Historical Events

  • 27th Preakness: L Jackson aboard Old England wins in 1:45.8

Famous Birthdays

  • Celius Dougherty, American pianist and composer, born in Glenwood, Minnesota (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan van Droogenbroeck, Flemish poet, dies
1902 Highlights

About May 27, 1902

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini