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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1407  On August - 27 birth of ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (d. 1425)  

1471  On August - 27 birth of george von Saksen-Meissen, German potester of Frisia  

1471  George, Duke of Saxony (d. 1539) was born on this day in history.  

1487  On this day in history birth of anna of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark (d. 1514)  

1545  On this day in history birth of alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat  

1562  On August - 27 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  On this day in history death of pope Eugene II  

1208  On August - 27 irene Angelina, daughter of Isaac II Angeles, dies  

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  On August - 27 death of reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, English politician (b. 1395)  

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

1522  Giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75 on August - 27.  

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