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Historical Events In August - 27

Wednesday, 04 August 2021

1913  On this day in history lt Peter Nestrov, of Imperial Russian Air Service, performs a loop in a monoplane at Kiev (1st aerobatic maneuver in an airplane)  

1913  Arthur Benfield, head of Cheshire CID on August - 27.  

1914  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  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  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 August - 27.  

1918  On August - 27 lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour)  

1919  On this day in history john Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston)  

1919  Louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies on this day in history.  

1920  James Molyneaux, MP (Ulster unionist) on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history 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  On August - 27 carl Fuchs, composer, dies at 83  

1924  On this day in history david Rowbotham, Australian poet  

1925  On August - 27 ken Grieves, cricketer (NSW leg-spin all-rounder)  

1927  On August - 27 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 August - 27.  

1930  Didericus G van Epen, genealogist/Dutch Patriarch, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1931  Willem H Nolens, priest/2nd Chamber member, dies on this day in history.  

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  Bkln Dodger Fred Frankhouse no-hits Cin, 5-0 in 7 2/3 inn game on August - 27.  

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  Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (d. 1425) was born on August - 27.  

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  On August - 27 birth of anna of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark (d. 1514)  

1545  Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat was born on August - 27.  

1562  On this day in history birth of hans Leo Hassler, composer  

1583  On this day in history birth of simon Besler, composer  

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  Death of Pope Eugene II on this day in history.  

1208  Irene Angelina, daughter of Isaac II Angeles, dies on August - 27.  

1312  On August - 27 death of arthur II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1262)  

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

1450  On August - 27 death of reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, English politician (b. 1395)  

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

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

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