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Historical Events In August - 27

Monday, 23 May 2022

1839  Emory Upton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1881 on August - 27.  

1840  On this day in history william Kneass, 3rd US chief engraver (1824-40), dies in office  

1841  Ignaz Xaver von Seyfried, composer, dies at 65 on August - 27.  

1846  Frantiszek Scigalski, composer, dies at 64 on August - 27.  

1847  On August - 27 gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bridge  

1849  Manuel Acuna, Mexican poet (Nocturno) on August - 27.  

1855  On August - 27 francisco Eduardo da Costa, composer, dies at 36  

1856  On August - 27 iwan Franko, writer  

1858  On this day in history lincoln and Douglas debate at Freeport, IL.  

1858  Giuseppe Peanoin Cuneo, Piemonte Italy, mathematician on this day in history.  

1859  On August - 27 successful oil well drilled, near Titusville, Penn  

1859  1st successful oil well drilled, near Titusville, Penn by Edwin Drake on this day in history.  

1861  On this day in history battle of Cape Hatteras SC-Union troops take Ft Clark  

1862  Battle of Cub Run, VA on August - 27.  

1865  On this day in history charles Gates Dawes, (R) 30th VP (1925-29, Nobel 1925)  

1865  Jozef Nowakowski, composer, dies at 64 on August - 27.  

1867  On this day in history umberto Giordano, composer  

1867  On this day in history karol Katski, composer, dies at 51  

1868  Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, composer, dies at 82 on August - 27.  

1869  Karl Haushofer, soldier/geographer on this day in history.  

1870  Amado Nervo, [Juan C Ruiz de Nervo], Mexican writer/poet on August - 27.  

1871  On this day in history theodore Dreiser, US, novelist (Sister Carie, American Tragedy)  

1874  Karl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, Nobel 1931) on this day in history.  

1874  On August - 27 johan George Schwartze, painter, dies  

1877  Charles Stewart Rolls, British auto manufacturer (Rolls-Royce Ltd) on August - 27.  

1878  On this day in history joseph John Richards, composer  

1879  On August - 27 rowland Hill, introduced postage stamps, dies at 84  

1881  Hurricane hits Florida & Carolinas; about 700 die on August - 27.  

1882  On August - 27 the birth of Samuel Goldwyn, Co-founder of the MGM film studios in Hollywood  

1882  On August - 27 jaroslav Kricka, composer  

1883  On this day in history krakatoa, west of Java, explodes with a force of 1,300 megatons  

1883  The volcano Krakatoa erupts and the resulting explosion is heard 2200 miles away in Australia on August - 27.  

1883  On this day in history august Friedrich Pott, composer, dies at 76  

1884  Harry Antrim, Chicago IL, actor (Miracle on 34th St, Devil's Doorway) on August - 27.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1407  Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (d. 1425) was born on August - 27.  

1471  On August - 27 birth of george von Saksen-Meissen, German potester of Frisia  

1471  On this day in history birth of george, Duke of Saxony (d. 1539)  

1487  On August - 27 birth of anna of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark (d. 1514)  

1545  On August - 27 birth of alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat  

1562  Hans Leo Hassler, composer was born on August - 27.  

1583  Simon Besler, composer was born on August - 27.  

1630  On this day in history birth of maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter  

Famous Deaths In August - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0542  On this day in history death of saint Caesarius of Arles  

0827  On this day in history death of pope Eugene II  

1208  Irene Angelina, daughter of Isaac II Angeles, dies on August - 27.  

1312  Death of Arthur II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1262) on August - 27.  

1394  Death of Chokei, Emperor of Japan (b. 1343) on this day in history.  

1450  On August - 27 death of reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, English politician (b. 1395)  

1521  On this day in history josquin Des Prez, composer, dies  

1522  On August - 27 giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75  

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