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What Happened on May 27, 1905

Historical Events

  • 30th Preakness: W Davis aboard Cairngore wins in 1:45.8

Battle of InterestBattle of Tsushima

Japanese fleet destroys the Russian East Sea fleet in the Battle of Tsushima, the only decisive clash between modern steel battleships in history

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Admiral Tōgō Heihachirō on the bridge of Mikasa, at the beginning of the Battle of Tsushima in 1905.
Admiral Tōgō Heihachirō on the bridge of Mikasa, at the beginning of the Battle of Tsushima in 1905.
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1905 Highlights

About May 27, 1905

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini