What Happened on August 27, 1911

Historical Events

  • Chicago White Sox pitcher Ed Walsh no-hits Boston Red Sox, 5-0 at White Sox Park

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Eck [Eckhardt], American sideshow performer, actor (Freaks; Tarzan films), magician, and artist, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1991)
  • Kathleen "Kay" Walsh, British actress (The Horse's Mouth, Oliver Twist), born in Chelsea, London, England (d. 2005)
  • Patience Edney, British nurse and communist, born in Orpington, Kent, England (d. 1996)
Born in 1911
1911 Highlights

About August 27, 1911

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo