What Happened on March 27, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • Elsie MacGill, Canadian aeronautical engineer, 1st female in Canada to get bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, born in Vancouver (d. 1980)
  • John Fleming (Jack) Brock, South African nutritional scientist, physician and a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town, born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (d. 1983)
  • Leroy Carr, American blues piano player and singer-songwriter ("How Long, How Long Blues"), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1935)
Born in 1905

Famous Deaths

  • Mildred Childe Lee, American favourite daughter of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, dies at 59
1905 Highlights

About March 27, 1905

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries