On This Day

May 27, 1896 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Bay District Race Track in San Francisco closes
  • Tornado hit St Louis, killing 255, leaving thousands homeless

Deaths in History

  • Aleksandr Grigorievich Stoletov, Russian physicist (b. 1839)
  • Allard Pierson, Dutch theologist, philosopher and art historian, dies at 65
1896 in History