August 27

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The August 27 is the 239th day of the Gregorian calendar (240th in leap years ), thus remain 126 days by year end.

Historic anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

479 BC Chr .: Battle of Platää
1105: The third battle of Ramla
1728: Diomedes Islands
1832: Chief Black Hawk
1896: Destroyed building after the British-Zanzibarian War
1910: Clara Zetkin (left) with Rosa Luxemburg

economy

1924: LZ 126 landing

science and technology

1783: Destruction of
the balloon near Gonesse
1930: Diablo Dam
1939: The Heinkel He 178

Culture

society

1824: Woyzeck's execution on the market square in Leipzig

Disasters

  • 1883 : The Krakatau volcano in Indonesia emits the most powerful of several eruptions since the previous day. At least 36,000 people died as a result of the eruption, tidal waves ( tsunamis ) and pyroclastic currents .
  • 1955 : All of Central Europe is hit by severe storms . In Germany, at least 12 people are killed in very intense thunderstorms. In northern Germany, 40 farms are destroyed by lightning, and many other buildings are badly damaged. In Schleswig-Holstein alone, more than 100 head of cattle are killed by lightning in the pastures. The fire damage in northern Germany is over five million DM.
  • 1993 : When the Gouhou Dam in Gonghe County in the Chinese province of Qinghai broke , the tidal wave kills at least 240 people and leaves around 3,000 Chinese homeless.
2005: Hurricane Katrina
  • 2005 : A state of emergency is declared in the US states of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi due to the approaching Hurricane Katrina .

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

1820: The Zugspitze

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

18th century

19th century

1801-1850

1851-1875

1876-1900

20th century

1901-1925

Lyndon B. Johnson
(* 1908)
Heidi Kabel
(* 1914)

1926-1950

Osamu Shimomura (* 1928)
Sri Chinmoy (* 1931)
Cesária Évora
(* 1941)

1951-1975

Bernhard Langer (* 1957)

1976-2000

Sebastian Kurz (* 1986)

Died

Before the 16th century

16th to 18th century

19th century

20th century

1901-1950

1951-2000

21st century

Holidays and memorial days

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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