On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1914

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

Defending champion Jack Johnson beats fellow American Frank Moran on points in 20 rounds in Paris, France to retain his lineal heavyweight boxing title

  • US signs treaty of commerce with Ethiopia

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Pola [Abraham Polak], Dutch actor and writer (Cassata), born in Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • Giorgio Almirante, Italian fascist (member of parliament (1948-87)), born in Salsomaggiore Terme, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (d. 1988)
  • Robert Aickman, English writer and conservationist (co-founding the Inland Waterways Association), born in London (d. 1981)
1914 Highlights

About June 27, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer