Historical Events In August - 27
Saturday, 27 November 2021
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 this day in history arthur Benfield, head of Cheshire CID
1914 On August - 27 2nd day of battle at Tannenberg: German bombs Usdau
1914 Catherine Marshall, editor/writer on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history john Weiss, German new testament, dies
1915 Italy declares war on Germany on August - 27.
1915 On this day in history walter W Heller, economist (Old Myths & New Realities)
1916 Romania declares war on Austria-Hungary on this day in history.
1916 Martha Raye, [Margaret Reed], Butte Mont, actress (Martha Raye Show) on August - 27.
1917 On August - 27 squadron of minesweepers departs U.S. for service off France
1917 Indians set club record by stealing eight bases in a game on this day in history.
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 August - 27.
1918 On August - 27 lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour)
1919 On August - 27 john Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston)
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 On this day in history carl Fuchs, composer, dies at 83
1924 On August - 27 david Rowbotham, Australian poet
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 16 die in a NYC subway's 2nd worst accident on August - 27.
1928 Kellogg-Briand Pact, where 60 nations agree to outlaw war on this day in history.
1930 On this day in history didericus G van Epen, genealogist/Dutch Patriarch, dies at 62
1931 On this day in history willem H Nolens, priest/2nd Chamber member, dies
1932 200,000 English textile workers strike on August - 27.
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 George E.T. Eyston sets world auto speed record at 345.49 MPH on this day in history.
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.