On This Day

May 27, 1887 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in History

  • Emiel van der Straeten, Flemish playwright (Sudanese legends) (d. 1918)
  • Erich Kuttner, German journalist and historian (Vorwarts), born in Berlin (d. 1942)

Deaths in History

  • Coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer, dies at 86