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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1407  On this day in history birth of ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (d. 1425)  

1471  George von Saksen-Meissen, German potester of Frisia was born on this day in history.  

1471  On August - 27 birth of george, Duke of Saxony (d. 1539)  

1487  Anna of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark (d. 1514) was born on August - 27.  

1545  Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat was born on this day in history.  

1562  On August - 27 birth of hans Leo Hassler, composer  

1583  Simon Besler, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

0827  On August - 27 death of pope Eugene II  

1208  On this day in history irene Angelina, daughter of Isaac II Angeles, dies  

1312  Death of Arthur II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1262) on this day in history.  

1394  On this day in history death of chokei, Emperor of Japan (b. 1343)  

1450  Death of Reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, English politician (b. 1395) on this day in history.  

1521  On this day in history josquin Des Prez, composer, dies  

1522  Giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75 on this day in history.  

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