On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1903

Historical Events

  • 1st Highlander (Yankee) shut-out, Philadelphia A's win 6-0
  • Long Island's Jamaica Race Track opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Belknap Long, American writer (Rim of the Unknown), born in Harlem, Manhattan (d. 1994)
  • Hans Kosterlitz, German-British biochemist (endorphins), born in Berlin (d. 1996)
1903 Highlights

About April 27, 1903

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 119 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus