On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1907

Historical Events

  • Bubonic Plague breaks out in San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • Felix de Nobel, Dutch orchestra leader and pianist, born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1981)

Person of interestRachel Carson

Rachel Carson, American marine biologist, conservationist and writer (Silent Spring), born in Springdale, Pennsylvania (d. 1964)

Marine Biologist and Writer Rachel Carson
Marine Biologist and Writer
Rachel Carson

1907 Highlights

About May 27, 1907

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini