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Famous Events For August 27

Famous Events For August 27 – Today In History

August 27: Today in History – Historical Events

Early Centuries – August 27 Historic Events – Before the 1700s

1. 479 BC – The Persian army commanded by Mardonius overpowers the Greek Army commanded by Pausanias and stops the Persian attack on the Greek
2. August 27, 479 – Persian naval forces on the Ionian shore were defeated by Greek forces, and the Greek success at the Battle of Plataea stopped the Persian attack on Greek
3. August 27, 663 – the combined forces of Tang Chinese and Silla Korea conquer the Korean Baekie army and their Yamato Japanese associates on the Geum River in Korea. Hence no Japanese attack on Korea for 900 years

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4. August 27, 1232 – The legal code of Japan, known as The Formulary of Adjudications announced by Advisor Hojo Yasitoki
5. August 27, 1549 – Rebellion of Kett in Norfolk, England was terminated by John Dudley Earl of Warwick at the Battle of Dussindale
6. August 27, 1585 – Antwerp seized by the army of Duke of Parma
7. August 27, 1601 – first investigation of the New World by the Dutch completed by Oliver van Noort
8. August 27, 1610 – crowning of Polish king Wladyslaw as king of Russia
9. August 27, 1619 – the crowning of Frederik van Palts as king of Bohemia
10. August 27, 1626 – Danish King Christian IV was defeated by the Catholic League at the War of Lutter
11. August 27, 1628 – a battle between Sultan Agung of Mataram and Batavia
12. August 27, 1634 – Duchy of Franconia lost by Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar at the war of Nordingen
13. August 27, 1665 – the debut of the first play, “Ye Bare and Ye Cubb” in North America
14. August 27, 1667 – cyclone in North America, earliest documented cyclone
15. August 27, 1689 – an agreement between Russia and the Qing Empire at Nerchinsk

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18th Century – What Happened on August 27 – The 1700s

16. August 27, 1776 – In a war between the British and Americans, the British vanquish Americans in the War of Long Islands
17. August 27, 1783 – the first unmanned travel by balloon reaches a height of 900 m
18. August 27, 1788 – Jacques Necker assumed charge as Minister of Finance in France
19. August 27, 1789 – French Parliament pronounces “Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen”
20. August 27, 1798 – The French army with the help of Irish protesters over the power British army at the war of Castlebar, Ireland
21. August 27, 1799 – North Holland seized by British Defence forces

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19th Century – August 27 This Day That Year – The 1800s

22. August 27, 1813 – Austrians vanquished by Napoleon at the War of Dresden
23. August 27, 1816 – Barbary bandits in Algiers, shelled by Lord Exmouth
24. August 27, 1828 – reconciliation discussion between Brazil and Argentina results in Uruguay getting freedom
25. August 27, 1828 – The Russians vanquish Turks at the war of Akhalzic
26. August 27, 1859 – Edwin Drake succeeds in drilling an oil well near Titusville, Penn, a first of its kind
27. August 27, 1861 – Ft Clark captured by SC Union army at the war of Cape Hatteras
28. August 27, 1881 – 700 perished when cyclone strikes Florida and Carolinas
29. August 27, 1883 – 40000 killed when Krakatoa in West of Java, bursts with an energy of 1300 megatons
30. August 27, 1884 – Richard Sears vanquishes Howard Taylor at the 4th US Men’s National Championship (6-0, 1-6, 6-0, 6-2)

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31. August 27, 1890 – at the 10th US Men’s National Championship, Oliver Campbell was victorious against Henry Slocum (6-2, 4-6, 6-3,6-1)
32. August 27, 1896 – a 38-minute battle was fought between Britain and Zanzibar (9.02 a.m. to 9.40 a.m.) and Britain was victorious
33. August 27, 1897 – first performance of Roger Bresnahan as a pitcher for Wash Senator

20th Century – Important Events On This Day August 27 – 1900

34. August 27, 1900 – debut performance of “Promethee” by Gabriel Faure in Beziers
35. August 27, 1900 – at the war of Bergendal, General Buller vanquishes the Boer commanded by Louis Botha
36. August 27, 1901 – William Larned defeats Beals Wright at the 21st US Men’s National Championship (6-2, 6-8, 6-4, 6-4)

37. August 27, 1902 – William Larned defeats Reginald Doherty at the 22nd US Men’s National Championship (4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 8-6)
38. August 27, 1908 – the structure of Calgary City Rugby was changed and renamed as Tigers
39. August 27, 1909 – Jack Chesbro plays his last Highlander game
40. August 27, 1909 – William Larned defeats William Clothier at the 29th US Men’s National Championship (6-1, 6-2, 5-7, 1-6, 6-1)
41. August 27, 1910 – two unprofessional baseball teams play a game in the night at White Sox Park using twenty 137000 candle power lights
42. August 27, 1911 – No hits by Ed Walsh of Chicago White Sox against Boston, 5-0
43. August 27, 1912 – publication of “Tarzan of the Apes” by Edgar Rice Burroughs
44. August 27, 1913 – copyrights for all-purpose zipper applied by Gideon Sundback, a Swedish Engineer of Hoboken
45. August 27, 1913 – 1st circus using a mono-aircraft by Lt.Peter Nestrov of Russian Airforce and a loop was created at Kiev
46. August 27, 1914 – Germans blast Usdau on the second day of the war of Tannenberg (WWI)
47. August 27, 1914 – Richard H Davis, a US battle reporter arrives in Leuven
48. August 27, 1916 – Austria-Hungary and Romania engage in a war
49. August 27, 1917 – Indians set eight bases in a game and set a club’s best

50. August 27, 1918 – Christy Mathewson steps down as Manager of Reds and joins as Capt. In a chemical combat group of the Army
51. August 27, 1918 – Dr.Joseph L Johnson appointed as US Minister to Liberia
52. August 27, 1921 – NFL license granted to JE Clair of Acme Packaging Co, of Green Bay
53. August 27, 1922 – 3000 m run world’s best achieved by Paavo Nurmi (8:28.6)
54. August 27, 1927 – the inauguration of the Parks College, the oldest aeronautics school in America
55. August 27, 1928 – 16 persons lost their lives in a NYC subway accident. Second of its kind
56. August 27, 1928 – a treaty was signed where 60 countries approved denouncing war for an answer to global disagreements – entitled the Kellogg-Briand Pact
57. August 27, 1928 – Helen Wills defeats Helen Jacobs at the 42nd US Women’s National Championship (6-2, 6-1)
58. August 27, 1932 –English fabric workers numbering 200000 stop work
59. August 27, 1932 – International pacifists’ assembly inaugurated in Amsterdam
60. August 27, 1933 – the 2nd Cleveland ball player to hit for the cycle was Earl Averill, Moody defaults in the 3rd set, and trails 3-0

61. August 27, 1934 – “Life Begins at 8:40” debuts in NYC – a musical by Harold Arlen, Ira Gershwin, and Yips Harburg
62. August 27, 1937 – a world’s best at 345.49 MPH in an automobile achieved by George E.T Eyston
63. August 27, 1938 – in a train collision in the NYC tunnel, 2 persons were killed, and 51 wounded
64. August 27, 1939 – Nazi Germany puts its claim for Danzig and the Polish passageway
65. August 27, 1939 – Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands welcomes the German diplomat Grave Zech
66. August 27, 1940 – first trip of investigational jet aircraft Caproni-Campini
67. August 27, 1941 – The Shah of Iran denounces the throne to favor his son Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
68. August 27, 1941 – declaration of battle by Cuba against Germany, Japan, and Italy
69. August 27, 1944 – The oil network system in Hamburg was destroyed by bombing by 200 RAF Halifax aircraft.
70. August 27, 1945 – Japan surrenders, and US defense forces arrive in Japan
71. August 27, 1948 – a maximum temperature of 102 F documented in Cleveland
72. August 27, 1950 – 1st TV broadcast from mainland Europe was shown on BBC

73. August 27, 1952 – marathon at 12th Olympics won by  Emil Zatopek
74. August 27, 1953 – “Roman Holiday” with actors Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck and Eddie made public
75. August 27, 1955 – 1st publication of World Records
76. August 27, 1956 – 4 HR hits in 7 innings by Curt Robert of Columbus
77. August 27, 1957 – Hambletonian Stakes achieved by Hickory Smoke
78. August 27, 1957 – Atomic test by US at Nevada Test center
79. August 27, 1957 – Malaysia announces its constitution and its enforcement
80. August 27, 1958 – Atomic test by the US at the South Atlantic Ocean
81. August 27, 1958 – launch of Sputnik 3, with two dogs in it by USSR
82. August 27, 1960 –200 m Swimming world’s best and Olympic best achieved by Anita Lonsbrough ( 2:49.5)
83. August 27, 1960 – LPGA Grossinger Golf Open won by Mickey Wright
84. August 27, 1961 – LPGA Spokane Women’s Golf Open won by Mickey Wright
85. August 27, 1962 – launching of the first investigation to fly by Venus – Mariner 2
86. August 27, 1962 – USSR conducts atomic test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
87. August 27, 1964 – Golden Lion award to “Red Desert” guided by Michelangelo Antonioni at the 25th Venice Film Festival
88. August 27, 1965 – Elvis Presley spares an evening for The Beatles
89. August 27, 1965 – inauguration of the broadcasting of WTVI TV channel 42 in Charlotte
90. August 27, 1966 – Navigation Around the World by Francis Chichester Lonely commenced
91. August 27, 1966 – Race Rebellion in Waukegan, Illinois
92. August 27, 1967 – The first black model in the US was Naomi Sims
93. August 27, 1967 – LPGA Amarillo Ladies’ Golf Open won by Sandra Haynie
94. August 27, 1968 – the Derry Housing Action Committee demonstrates at Guildhall’s council chamber, and another demonstration was planned by Eamon Melaugh by the Northern Ireland Rights Association at Derry

95. August 27, 1969 – Hambeletonian Stakes won by Lindy’s Pride
96. August 27, 1969 – six successive sixes achieved by Mike Procter
97. August 27, 1972 – LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open won by Sandra Haynie
98. August 27, 1972 – Haiphong in North Vietnam was bombarded by US
99. August 27, 1975 – US Tennis Open conducts its 1st competition at night
100. August 27, 1975 – 18020 miles around the world on a bicycle, the world’s best, was achieved by Veronica and Colin Scargill
101. August 27, 1976 – US Tennis Open was disqualified for Renee Richards because of transsexual condition
102. August 27, 1977 – after completing 947 performances at 46th St Theatre NYC, “Chicago” closes
103. August 27, 1977 – a woman seller was shot by the Army at Conakry, Guinea
104. August 27, 1978 – LPGA Patty Golf Classic achieved by Shelley Hamlin
105. August 27, 1979 – Provisional IRA detonates two shells on the roadside as the British army marches through Narrow Water Castle killing 18 soldiers
106. August 27, 1979 – the last Viceroy of India, Earl Mountbatten, cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, was killed along with three friends, two of them were children, by IRA when his boat was blown near Sligo, Ireland
107. August 27, 1980 – Chon Doo Hwan installed as President of South Korea
108. August 27, 1981 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada
109. August 27, 1981 – the drowned Italian liner Andrea Doria was searched by divers to recover a safe abroad
110. August 27, 1982 – The spaceship Soyuz T-7 comes back to earth
111. August 27, 1983 – Constitution of Haiti approved
112. August 27, 1983 – Atomic test by US
113. August 27, 1984 – a project entitled “Teacher in Space” approved by US President Ronald Reagan
114. August 27, 1984 – underground atomic test by USSR
115. August 27, 1985 – launch of Discovery 6, 20th Space Shuttle Project
116. August 27, 1985 – US Tennis Open match won by Mary Joe Fernandez, 14 years and days, youngest to achieve it

117. August 27, 1986 – Golden Girls and Cagney and Lacey were prominent at the 38th Emmy Award presentation
118. August 27, 1986 – rebellion in Soweto, South Africa against removal on protesting on rents
119. August 27, 1988 – 1000th winning game by Dodger Tommy Lasorda
120. August 27, 1989 – rebellion against racial killing in Bensonhurst
121. August 27, 1989 – Chris Patton wins the 89th Golf Amature Championship

122. August 27, 1989 – LPGA Mitsubishi Motors Ocean State Golf Open achieved by Betsy King
123. August 27, 1990 – mosquitoes cause a delay in starting the Brewers-Blue Jay games
124. August 27, 1990 – marathon for women won by Rosa Mota (2.31.27)
125. August 27, 1991 – USSR grants freedom to Moldavia
126. August 27, 1992 – Licence given to BC Lions canceled by CFL
127. August 27, 1992 – exchange of David Cone by Mets for Jeff Kent and Ryan Thompson of Toronto
128. August 27, 1993 – 79 killed in an accident involving Yak-40 in Tajikistan
129. August 27, 1993 – completion of the Rainbow Bridge linking Tokyo’s Shibaura and Odaiba Islands
130. August 27, 1994 – after completion of 320 performances, “Laughter on the 23rd Floor” stops
131. August 27, 1995- Jenny Lidback wins the 23rd de Maurier Golf Classic
132. August 27, 1995 – “Arcadia” closes after giving 204 performances at Vivian Beaumont Theatre NYC
133. August 27, 1995 – The fierce inferno in 80 years in New York put out
134. August 27, 1996 – Detroit Red exchanges Dino Ciccarelli to Tampa Bay Lightening
135. August 27, 1997 – Golden Lion awarded to “Hana-bi” guided by Takeshi Kitano at the 54th Venice Film Festival

21st Century – August 27 This Day In History – The 2000s

136. August 27, 2000 – inferno at the 540 mt high Ostankino Tower in Moscow leaves three dead
137. August 27, 2001 – Angelina Jolie identified to promote goodwill at the UNHCR headquarters in Geneva
138. August 27, 2002 – Golden Lion awarded to “The Magdalene Sisters” guided by Peter Mullan
139. August 27, 2003 – Mars comes close to earth (34,646 miles) distant
140. August 27,2003 – Golden Lion awarded to The Return” guided by Andrey Zvyagintsev at the 60th Venice Film Festival
141. August 27, 2006 – Presentation of Emmy Awards at the 58th Emmy Awards

142. August 27, 2006 – an accident involving flight 5191 of Comair while making efforts to take off at the Hartsfield Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, leaves 49 of 50 died
143. August 27, 2008 – Barack Obama, the first African-American, designated by the major political group as US Presidential hopeful
144. August 27, 2008 – Golden Lion awarded to “The Wrestler” guided by Darren Aronofsky at the 65th Venice Film Festival
145. August 27, 2011 – Inauguration of the 13th World Championship in Athletics at Daegu, South Korea
146. August 27, 2012 – the voice recorded between two planets is relayed by Mars Rover Curiosity
147. August 27, 2013 – the debut of the film “Gravity” guided and written in conjunction by Alfonso and with actors Sandra Bullock and George Clooney
148. August 27, 2014 – The international reply to Ebola was termed negligent and laughable by the Medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
149. August 27, 2014 – debut performance of “Birdman” guided by Gonzalez Inarritu and acted by Michal Keaton and Zach Galifianakis at the Venice Film Festival. It was also selected as Best Picture 2015
150. August 27, 2014 – “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence” guided by Roy Anderson was awarded the Golden Lion at the 71st Venice Film Festival
151. August 27, 2015 – Vassiliki Thanou, a judge of the Supreme Court was appointed as custodian Prime Minister by Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos. She becomes the 1st woman Prime Minister of Greece
152. August 27, 2015 – Usain Bolts achieves both 200 m and 100 m gold medals at the 15th World Championship in Athletics

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