On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1914

Historical Events

  • 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? 106 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer