On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1904

Historical Events

  • NY Giants first baseman Dan McGann collects MLB record 5 stolen bases in 3-1 win over the Brooklyn Superbas at the Polo Grounds in NYC; record broken in 1991 by Otis Nixon

Famous Birthdays

  • Chūhei Nambu, Japanese track and field athlete (Olympic gold 1932), born in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan (d. 1997)
1904 Highlights

About May 27, 1904

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini