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Historical Events In August - 27

Monday, 04 July 2022

1939  On August - 27 erich Warsitz makes first jet-propelled flight (in a Heinkel He-178)  

1939  Erich Warsitz makes 1st jet-propelled flight (in a Heinkel He-178) on this day in history.  

1940  On this day in history caproni-Campini CC-2, experimental jet plane, maiden flight (Milan)  

1941  On this day in history shah of Iran abdicates throne to his son Reza Pahlawi  

1942  On August - 27 hMCS Oakville (Corvette) sinks a U-Boat in the Caribbean  

1942  On August - 27 cuba declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy  

1943  On August - 27 otto Selz, German psychologist (In Auschwitz), dies  

1944  USS Stingray (SS-186) lands men and supplies on Luzon, Philippines to support guerilla operations against the Japanese on August - 27.  

1944  On August - 27 200 Halifax bombers attack oil-installations in Homburg  

1945  On August - 27 pacific Fleet ships enter Sagami Bay, near Tokyo, Japan.  

1945  On this day in history uS troops begin their occupation of Japan, following Japan's surrender to Allied forces during WWII.  

1945  US troops land in Japan after Japanese surrender on August - 27.  

1948  On August - 27 102F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in August  

1948  Oley Speaks, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1949  On this day in history arthur Chesney, actor (Lodger, Chelsea Life), dies at 67  

1950  General Foods blacklists Jean Muir of Aldrich Family as a communist on August - 27.  

1950  On August - 27 1st transmission of a TV program from continental Europe shown on BBC  

1950  On August - 27 cesare Pavese, Italian writer (Fuoco Grande), dies at 41  

1952  Emil Zatopek wins 12th olympics marathon (2:23:03.2) on this day in history.  

1953  On this day in history nicolai Berezowsky, composer, dies at 53  

1955  "Guinness Book of World Records" 1st published on August - 27.  

1955  Joachim Wach, philosopher/sociologist (Sociology of Religion), dies on this day in history.  

1956  On this day in history curt Robert of Columbus (Intl League) hits 4 HRs in 7 inning game  

1957  Hickory Smoke wins Hambletonian Stakes on this day in history.  

1958  On this day in history clark Griffith says Senators will prob accept offer to move to Minn  

1958  Ernest O Lawrence, inventor (Cyclotron-Nobel 1939), dies at 57 on August - 27.  

1959  On August - 27 off Cape Canaveral, FL, USS Observation Island (EAG-154) makes first shipboard launching of a Polaris missile.  

1960  On August - 27 anita Lonsbrough swims world/olympic record 200m (2:49.5)  

1961  Francis the Talking Mule is the mystery guest on "What's My Line" on August - 27.  

1961  Francis the Talking Mule is mystery guest on "What's My Line" on this day in history.  

1962  On August - 27 mariner 2 launched; first probe to fly by Venus  

1962  On August - 27 mariner 2 launched; 1st probe to fly by Venus  

1962  Carlos Lavin, composer, dies at 79 on August - 27.  

1963  W E B Du Bois, scholar/founder (NAACP), dies at 95 in Accra Ghana 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 August - 27.  

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 this day in history.  

1562  Hans Leo Hassler, composer was born on August - 27.  

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

1630  On this day in history birth of maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter  

Famous Deaths In August - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0542  On August - 27 death of saint Caesarius of Arles  

0827  On August - 27 death of pope Eugene II  

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

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

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

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