Historical Events In August - 27
Thursday, 21 January 2021
1913 On August - 27 lt Peter Nestrov, of Imperial Russian Air Service, performs a loop in a monoplane at Kiev (1st aerobatic maneuver in an airplane)
1913 Arthur Benfield, head of Cheshire CID on August - 27.
1914 2nd day of battle at Tannenberg: German bombs Usdau on August - 27.
1914 On August - 27 catherine Marshall, editor/writer
1914 John Weiss, German new testament, dies on August - 27.
1915 On August - 27 italy declares war on Germany
1915 Walter W Heller, economist (Old Myths & New Realities) on this day in history.
1916 Romania declares war on Austria-Hungary on August - 27.
1916 On this day in history martha Raye, [Margaret Reed], Butte Mont, actress (Martha Raye Show)
1917 On this day in history squadron of minesweepers departs U.S. for service off France
1917 Indians set club record by stealing eight bases in a game on August - 27.
1918 On this day in history dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia
1918 On this day in history lt-Colonel William H. CLark-Kennedy (24th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Fresnes-Rouvroy, France
1918 Christy Mathewson resigns as Reds manager to accept a commission as a captain in chemical warfare branch of Army on this day in history.
1918 Lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour) on August - 27.
1919 John Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston) on this day in history.
1919 Louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies on this day in history.
1920 On this day in history james Molyneaux, MP (Ulster unionist)
1921 On August - 27 j E Clair of Acme Packing Co of Green Bay granted an NFL franchise
1922 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3000m (8:28.6) on this day in history.
1922 On August - 27 carl Fuchs, composer, dies at 83
1924 David Rowbotham, Australian poet on this day in history.
1925 On this day in history ken Grieves, cricketer (NSW leg-spin all-rounder)
1927 On this day in history parks College, America's oldest aviation school, opens
1928 On August - 27 16 die in a NYC subway's 2nd worst accident
1928 Kellogg-Briand Pact, where 60 nations agree to outlaw war on August - 27.
1930 Didericus G van Epen, genealogist/Dutch Patriarch, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history willem H Nolens, priest/2nd Chamber member, dies
1932 On August - 27 200,000 English textile workers strike
1933 Earl Averill becomes 2nd Cleveland ballplayer to hit for cycle Moody defaults in 3rd set, trailing 3-0 on August - 27.
1934 On August - 27 arlen, Ira Gershwin & Harburgs musical premieres in NYC
1937 On August - 27 george E.T. Eyston sets world auto speed record at 345.49 MPH
1937 On this day in history bkln Dodger Fred Frankhouse no-hits Cin, 5-0 in 7 2/3 inn game
1938 On August - 27 yanks Monte Pearson no-hits Indians 13-0, DiMaggio hits 3 triples