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Historical Events In August - 27

Thursday, 13 May 2021

1839  On August - 27 emory Upton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1881  

1840  William Kneass, 3rd US chief engraver (1824-40), dies in office on August - 27.  

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

1846  On this day in history frantiszek Scigalski, composer, dies at 64  

1847  Gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bridge on this day in history.  

1849  On this day in history manuel Acuna, Mexican poet (Nocturno)  

1855  Francisco Eduardo da Costa, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

1856  Iwan Franko, writer on this day in history.  

1858  On August - 27 lincoln and Douglas debate at Freeport, IL.  

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

1859  On this day in history 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  Battle of Cape Hatteras SC-Union troops take Ft Clark on August - 27.  

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  Umberto Giordano, composer on August - 27.  

1867  On August - 27 karol Katski, composer, dies at 51  

1868  Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

1869  On August - 27 karl Haushofer, soldier/geographer  

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  Johan George Schwartze, painter, dies on August - 27.  

1877  On this day in history charles Stewart Rolls, British auto manufacturer (Rolls-Royce Ltd)  

1878  Joseph John Richards, composer on this day in history.  

1879  Rowland Hill, introduced postage stamps, dies at 84 on August - 27.  

1881  On August - 27 hurricane hits Florida & Carolinas; about 700 die  

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

1882  Jaroslav Kricka, composer on this day in history.  

1883  On August - 27 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  August Friedrich Pott, composer, dies at 76 on August - 27.  

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

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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 this day in history.  

1471  George von Saksen-Meissen, German potester of Frisia was born on August - 27.  

1471  On August - 27 birth of george, Duke of Saxony (d. 1539)  

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

1545  Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat was born on this day in history.  

1562  On this day in history birth of hans Leo Hassler, composer  

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

1630  Maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter was born on August - 27.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0542  Death of Saint Caesarius of Arles on August - 27.  

0827  Death of Pope Eugene II on this day in history.  

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

1312  On August - 27 death of arthur II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1262)  

1394  On August - 27 death of chokei, Emperor of Japan (b. 1343)  

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  Giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75 on August - 27.  

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