On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • John Hay Whitney, American financier and philanthropist, born in Ellsworth, Maine (d. 1982)
  • Norah Lofts, British author (The Town House), born in Shipdham, Norfolk, England (d. 1983)
1904 Highlights

About August 27, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo