On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1914

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick Erroll, 1st Baron Erroll of Hale, British Conservative politician, born in London (d. 2000)
  • Hugh Le Caine, Canadian physicist and composer, born in Thunder Bay, Canada (d. 1977)
  • Ross Stainton, CEO (British Airways), born in Whitstable, England (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Wilson Swan, physicist/chemist, dies