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 (1916-2002)

American Baseball HOF right fielder (10 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1942, 46, 56, 58; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Roxboro, North Carolina

  • Jan Rychlik, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1964)
Born in 1916
1916 Highlights

About April 27, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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