Historical Events In August - 27
Thursday, 02 July 2020
1913 Lt Peter Nestrov, of Imperial Russian Air Service, performs a loop in a monoplane at Kiev (1st aerobatic maneuver in an airplane) on August - 27.
1913 On August - 27 arthur Benfield, head of Cheshire CID
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 On August - 27 walter W Heller, economist (Old Myths & New Realities)
1916 Romania declares war on Austria-Hungary on August - 27.
1916 Martha Raye, [Margaret Reed], Butte Mont, actress (Martha Raye Show) on this day in history.
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 Dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia on this day in history.
1918 On August - 27 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 On this day in history lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour)
1919 On this day in history john Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston)
1919 On this day in history louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies
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 On August - 27 paavo Nurmi runs world record 3000m (8:28.6)
1922 Carl Fuchs, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1924 David Rowbotham, Australian poet on August - 27.
1925 Ken Grieves, cricketer (NSW leg-spin all-rounder) on August - 27.
1927 Parks College, America's oldest aviation school, opens on August - 27.
1928 On August - 27 16 die in a NYC subway's 2nd worst accident
1928 On August - 27 kellogg-Briand Pact, where 60 nations agree to outlaw war
1930 Didericus G van Epen, genealogist/Dutch Patriarch, dies at 62 on August - 27.
1931 On August - 27 willem H Nolens, priest/2nd Chamber member, dies
1932 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1934 Arlen, Ira Gershwin & Harburgs musical premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1937 On August - 27 george E.T. Eyston sets world auto speed record at 345.49 MPH
1937 On August - 27 bkln Dodger Fred Frankhouse no-hits Cin, 5-0 in 7 2/3 inn game
1938 Yanks Monte Pearson no-hits Indians 13-0, DiMaggio hits 3 triples on August - 27.