Historical Events In August - 27
Sunday, 18 April 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 August - 27 arthur Benfield, head of Cheshire CID
1914 2nd day of battle at Tannenberg: German bombs Usdau on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history catherine Marshall, editor/writer
1914 John Weiss, German new testament, dies on this day in history.
1915 On August - 27 italy declares war on Germany
1915 Walter W Heller, economist (Old Myths & New Realities) on this day in history.
1916 On August - 27 romania declares war on Austria-Hungary
1916 Martha Raye, [Margaret Reed], Butte Mont, actress (Martha Raye Show) on this day in history.
1917 Squadron of minesweepers departs U.S. for service off France on this day in history.
1917 On August - 27 indians set club record by stealing eight bases in a game
1918 Dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia on this day in history.
1918 Lt-Colonel William H. CLark-Kennedy (24th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Fresnes-Rouvroy, France on August - 27.
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 this day in history.
1919 John Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston) on August - 27.
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 On this day in history paavo Nurmi runs world record 3000m (8:28.6)
1922 Carl Fuchs, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1924 On August - 27 david Rowbotham, Australian poet
1925 Ken Grieves, cricketer (NSW leg-spin all-rounder) on this day in history.
1927 On this day in history parks College, America's oldest aviation school, opens
1928 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history arlen, Ira Gershwin & Harburgs musical premieres in NYC
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 On August - 27 yanks Monte Pearson no-hits Indians 13-0, DiMaggio hits 3 triples