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August 27th

August 27th is the 239th day of the year (240th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 126 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about August 27th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on August 27th

1770 Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (philosopher)

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

1874 Carl Bosch (chemist, engineer)

1899 C. S. Forester (author)

1906 Ed Gein (serial killer)

1908 Lyndon B. Johnson (36th US President)

Lyndon Johnson

1925 Nat Lofthouse (soccer player)

1926 Pat Coombs (actress)

1928 Mangosuthu Buthelezi (South African politician)

Mangosuthu Buthelezi

1929 Ira Levin (author)

1947 Barbara Bach (actress)

1952 Paul Reubens, "Peewee Herman" (actor)

1954 John Lloyd (tennis player)

1957 Glen Matlock (bass player - Sex Pistols)

1957 Bernhard Langer (golf player)

1977 Deco (soccer player)

August 27th in History

479 BC Greeks defeat Persians at the Battle of Platea.

410 Three day sacking of Rome by Visigoths comes to an end.

1896 Britain defeats Zanzibar in the shortest war in history (lasting just 45 minutes).

1928 The Kellogg-Briand Pact is signed by 11 countries, in Paris, renouncing war as an instrument of national policy. 62 nations will ultimately sign the pact.

1939 Heinkel He 178 is the first jet aircraft to fly.

1955 First edition of Guinness Book of Records is published.

1991 Moldova declares its independence from the Soviet Union.

August 27th is also

Feast of Saint Monica of Hippo (Catholicism)

Independence Day (Moldova)


People born on August 27th are Virgo


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