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Historical Events In August - 27

Sunday, 07 August 2022

1913  On this day in history lt Peter Nestrov, of Imperial Russian Air Service, performs a loop in a monoplane at Kiev (1st aerobatic maneuver in an airplane)  

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 this day in history catherine Marshall, editor/writer  

1914  John Weiss, German new testament, dies on this day in history.  

1915  Italy declares war on Germany on this day in history.  

1915  Walter W Heller, economist (Old Myths & New Realities) on this day in history.  

1916  Romania declares war on Austria-Hungary on this day in history.  

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  On August - 27 indians set club record by stealing eight bases in a game  

1918  On this day in history dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia  

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  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 August - 27.  

1920  James Molyneaux, MP (Ulster unionist) on August - 27.  

1921  J E Clair of Acme Packing Co of Green Bay granted an NFL franchise on this day in history.  

1922  Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3000m (8:28.6) on this day in history.  

1922  Carl Fuchs, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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  Parks College, America's oldest aviation school, opens on this day in history.  

1928  On August - 27 16 die in a NYC subway's 2nd worst accident  

1928  On this day in history kellogg-Briand Pact, where 60 nations agree to outlaw war  

1930  Didericus G van Epen, genealogist/Dutch Patriarch, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1931  Willem H Nolens, priest/2nd Chamber member, dies on August - 27.  

1932  200,000 English textile workers strike on this day in history.  

1933  On August - 27 earl Averill becomes 2nd Cleveland ballplayer to hit for cycle Moody defaults in 3rd set, trailing 3-0  

1934  Arlen, Ira Gershwin & Harburgs musical premieres in NYC on August - 27.  

1937  On this day in history 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  Yanks Monte Pearson no-hits Indians 13-0, DiMaggio hits 3 triples 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 this day in history.  

1471  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  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 August - 27 death of pope Eugene II  

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

1312  On this day in history death of arthur II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1262)  

1394  Death of Chokei, Emperor of Japan (b. 1343) on August - 27.  

1450  Death of Reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, English politician (b. 1395) on August - 27.  

1521  On August - 27 josquin Des Prez, composer, dies  

1522  On this day in history giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75  

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