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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  

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

1471  George, Duke of Saxony (d. 1539) was born on August - 27.  

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 August - 27.  

1562  Hans Leo Hassler, composer was born on this day in history.  

1583  Simon Besler, composer was born on August - 27.  

1630  On August - 27 birth of maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter  

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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  Death of Pope Eugene II on this day in history.  

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  Death of Chokei, Emperor of Japan (b. 1343) on this day in history.  

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

1521  Josquin Des Prez, composer, dies on this day in history.  

1522  On August - 27 giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75  

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