August 27 holidays in 2020
Lyndon Baines Johnson Day
August 27 2019 holidays
Historical Events on August 27
The Visigoths sack Rome.
King Henry II of England crowns Henry and Queen Margaret but doesn’t give them any real authority.
An assassination of King Henry IV of France by Pierre Barrière fails.
The leader of the Sauk tribe – Black Hawk – surrenders to the United States thereby ending the Black Hawk War.
Oil is discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania. This will eventually lead to the first commercially successful oil well in the world.
Krakatoa erupts and cause years of climate change.
A hurricane comes ashore at Savannah, Georgia and kills approximately 2,000 people.
Romania enters WWI as one of the Allied nations when it declares war on Austria-Hungary.
New Georgia Island is evacuated by Japanese forces during World War II.
The Luftwaffe aerially bombards the village of Vorizia until it is razed to the ground during World War II.
NASA launches Mariner 2 to Venus.
Famous Birthdays on August 27
American fashion designer and screenwriter Tom Ford is born in
German footballer Helmut Winklhofer is born in
English rugby player Steve McDowal is born in
Australian actor, screenwriter and director Stephan Elliot is born in
Mexican-American dog trainer Cesar Millan is born in
American actress and director Chandra Wilson is born in
American baseball player Jim Thome is born in
American golfer Blake Adams is born in
Australian footballer Mark Rudan is born in
American speed skater Rusty Smith is born in
Canadian actor Patrick J. Adams is born in
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