On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1916

Historical Events

  • The British renew their assault on the Irish Volunteer position in Mount Street; shelling also sets the buildings on fire

Famous Birthdays

  • Enos Slaughter, American baseball player, born in Roxboro, North Carolina (d. 2002)
  • Jan Rychlik, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1964)
1916 Highlights

About April 27, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus