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Historical Events of August 27 in Dorian’s Secrets: The Eternal Youth Magazine!

Ephemeris of August 27:

In the Gregorian Calendar, August 27 is the 239th
(Two-hundredth thirtieth ninth) day of the year.

There are 126 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

… Living, everything is missing; dying, everything is left over.

— Lope de Vega
Spanish writer (died August 27, 1635)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

August 27 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 479 a. C .: in the framework of the second medical war (480-479 BC), the Panhellenic league obtained a definitive victory against Xerxes I, in the battles of Plataea and Mycala.
  • 1137: Ramiro II promises by means of a document signed in the castle of Ayerbe, that he will not make any donation without the permission of his son-in-law Ramón, count of Barcelona.
  • 1301: Wenceslas III of Bohemia is crowned King of Hungary.
  • 1557: in the framework of the Italian Wars, Felipe II of Spain finally takes the city of San Quintín, besieged days ago, after the battle of San Quintín.
  • 1664: Jean-Baptiste Colbert founds the French East India Company.
  • 1689: the Treaty of Nérchinsk is signed between the Russian and Chinese empires.
  • 1783: the Montgolfier brothers launch a balloon into space in Paris that travels 20 km in 45 minutes.
  • 1813: in the framework of the Napoleonic Wars, Napoleon Bonaparte obtains a victory against the Sixth Coalition at the Battle of Dresden. It will be Napoléon’s last victory in Central Europe.
  • 1825: the Uruguayan Orientals decree the independence of the country’s Eastern Band from Brazil, after the victory of the uprising led by the so-called group of Thirty-Three.
  • 1828: Uruguay is formally proclaimed as an independent nation in the preliminary peace talks between the Empire of Brazil and Argentina.
  • 1831: British Michael Faraday discovers the phenomenon of magnetic induction.
  • 1847: in Mexico ―in the framework of the US invasion, General Antonio López de Santa Anna gives General Nicolás Bravo (71) the command of Chapultepec to organize the defense of the castle against the American invaders.
  • 1858: in the Toledo town of Guarrazar (Spain) the second Visigothic treasure is found. (The first had been located by a local woman two days earlier).
  • 1859: in Titusville (Pennsylvania), the American entrepreneur Edwin Drake (1819-1880) discovers the first oil well in the world.
  • 1883: the fourth and most violent day of the eruption of the Krakatoa volcano occurs in Indonesia, which will leave a balance of 36,417 fatalities. Four explosions are recorded (at 5:30, 6:42, 8:20 and 10:02 local time). The last one blows up the whole island. The ash reached 80 km of altitude. The explosion is considered the loudest noise in the history of mankind: 180 dB was heard at 160 km; it was heard even in Perth (Australia, 3,500 km) and on Mauritius (4,800 km). The blast wave was recorded in barometers around the world for 5 days after the explosion.
  • 1885: in Lima (Peru), the martyr of Peruvian medicine, a student of that career, Daniel Alcides Carrión (1857-1885) has macerated blood inoculated from a warty tumor infected with Bartonella bacilliformis in order to contribute to the study and management of what is now known as Carrión’s disease, a variant of bartonellosis.
  • 1891: France and Russia sign an understanding.
  • 1896: in Zanzibar, the ships of the British Royal Navy destroy the Beit al Hukum palace with cannon shots in 38 minutes, the soldiers invade the country and turn it into a British colony. It is considered the shortest war in history.
  • 1899: the diocese of Aguascalientes was erected by means of a bull issued by Pope Leo XIII.
  • 1900: The first 320 km long-distance bus line between London and Leeds begins to operate, a distance that was covered in two days once a week
  • 1908: two bombs explode in the city of Barcelona (Spain). (See Tragic Week in Barcelona).
  • 1910: in the United States, Thomas Edison carries out the first demonstration of the kinetoscope, a cinematograph with sound.
  • 1914: in Africa, French and British soldiers occupy German Togo.
  • 1918: the Soviet government makes further concessions to Germany in an additional clause to the Brest-Litovsk Peace Treaty.
  • 1920: in Argentina the first broadcasting transmission is carried out (on this day the Radio Broadcasting Day is celebrated every year).
  • 1924: the telephone service of all the Spanish soil is awarded to the Telephone Company of Spain.
  • 1930: in Peru, a Military Junta carries out a coup.
  • 1931: the first commercial transatlantic flight is made.
  • 1931: legal obstacles are removed for the Spanish military to marry.
  • 1937: the Defense Board of northern Spain is dissolved, in the course of the Spanish Civil War.
  • 1938: Spanish Civil War: the Supreme Court is again constituted under the presidency of Felipe Clemente de Diego; of the twenty magistrates that made it up, thirteen took up their post again.
  • 1939: Germany demands the return of Danzig and the “Polish corridor.”
  • 1939: The first flight of a plane piloted without a propeller is carried out, a German Heinkel 178 that moves with jet engines.
  • 1941 in the Soviet Union ―in the framework of World War II―, the Baltic Fleet evacuated the Tallinn naval base.
  • 1943: in the Pacific – in the framework of the Second―World War―, Japanese forces evacuate the island of New Georgia.
  • 1946: George II returns from his London exile to continue on the Greek throne after a popular plebiscite has been held.
  • 1949: a revolution breaks out in Bolivia.
  • 1952: German-Israeli negotiations on reparations for Nazism end in Luxembourg; Germany will pay Israel the equivalent of 3 billion francs.
  • 1953: a new concordat is signed between the Holy See and the Spanish Government.
  • 1955: the Inter-American Anti-Communist Confederation for Continental Defense is constituted in Rio de Janeiro, adopting a plan against infiltrations.
  • 1955: The Guinness Book of Records is published for the first time.
  • 1957: in the Río de la Plata, the Argentine ship Ciudad de Buenos Aires collides with the American cargo ship Mormack Surf; more than a hundred people perish in the incident.
  • 1957: in the Nevada atomic test area (about 108 km northwest of the city of Las Vegas), at 2:35 p.m. (local time), the United States detonates its Pascal-B atomic bomb 150 m underground, of 0.3 kilotons. It is the 105th bomb out of 1132 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992. A 900 kg steel cap that covered a mouth of an old mine shoots into space at 66 km / s, becoming the first human object coming out of the Earth’s gravity field (one year before Soviet Sputnik).
  • 1958: in the South Atlantic, 2700 km west of Cape Town (South Africa) and 160 km southeast of Tristán da Cunha Island, the United States Government ―at 2:28 (local time) in the morning― launches a rocket from a ship, with an atomic bomb that is exploded in space, at an altitude of 200 km. It is the first test (of three) of the Argus secret operation.
  • 1958: a Soviet satellite returns to Earth after failing to put it into orbit; its crew, two dogs, return safely.
  • 1958: Montserrat Tresserras and José Vitos swim across the English Channel.
  • 1958: in Buenos Aires (Argentina), the Government of Arturo Frondizi puts into effect the new Law of Professional Associations. Eleuterio Cardoso, Andrés Framini and Adolfo Cavalli are present.
  • 1962: The United States launches the Mariner 2 probe towards Venus.
  • 1964: in the Nevada atomic test area (about 100 km northwest of the city of Las Vegas), at 6:30 a.m. (local time), the United States detonates its 20-foot Player atomic bomb 91 m underground. kilotons. It is the bomb # 382 of the 1,132 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992.
  • 1965: British musical band The Beatles visit Elvis Presley at his Graceland mansion.
  • 1965: In the Nevada atomic test area (about 100 km northwest of the city of Las Vegas), at 5:51 a.m. (local time), the United States detonates its 20-foot Centaur atomic bomb 91 m underground. kilotons. It is the 429th bomb out of 1,132 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992.
  • 1966: French President Charles de Gaulle begins a visit to Ethiopia.
  • 1967: on Cerro Pancasán (Nicaragua), the National Guard of dictator Anastasio Somoza assassinates several FSLN (Sandinista National Liberation Front) guerrillas.
  • 1968: In the Nevada atomic test area, at 8:30 a.m. (local time), the United States detonates its 9-kiloton Diana Moon atomic bomb 91 m underground. It’s your 573 pump.
  • 1969: in the Nevada atomic test area (about 100 km northwest of the city of Las Vegas), at 5:45 a.m. (local time), the United States simultaneously detonates – 332 and 239 m underground – two bombs atomic: Horehound and Pliers, of 20 and 10 kilotons respectively. They were bombs # 631 and 632 of the 1,132 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992.
  • 1972: in the United States, President Richard Nixon abolishes compulsory military service.
  • 1972: in San José (Costa Rica) the Saprissa stadium is inaugurated.
  • 1975: in Madrid (Spain) the judicial kidnapping of the weekly Destino, Posible and Cambio 16 takes place due to the application of the new antiterrorist law.
  • 1976: the city of Soweto (South Africa), the apartheid police assassinate sixty black people.
  • 1978: The Shah of Iran appoints Jafar Sharif-Emami as Prime Minister.
  • 1981: In the Nevada atomic test area (about 100 km northwest of the city of Las Vegas), at 6:31 a.m. (local time), the United States detonates its 4-foot Islay atomic bomb 294 m underground kilotons. It is the 961 bomb out of 1,132 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992.
  • 1983: Anti-government riots enter their fourteenth day in Pakistan.
  • 1983: in the Nevada atomic test area (about 100 km northwest of the city of Las Vegas), at 6:00 a.m. (local time), the United States detonates its Jarlsberg atomic bomb, 2 kilotons. It is the 996th bomb out of 1,132 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992.
  • 1984: a leprechaun and A longi man named Daniel Herrera, or also known as Pelayo or “El tilín-tilín” (the latter due to the fact that he has only one testicle, so his nickname simulates the sound of a bell). He is known to enjoy night walks with transvestites or to go crying and playing the victim for being from the O’Higgins team; To this is added a clear rejection of the most popular team in Chile, Colo Colo, for which he insults him at any time, regardless of the context of the conversation.
  • 1985: In Nigeria, Major General Ibrahim Babangida overthrows President Buhari’s regime in a coup and proclaims himself president.
  • 1986: the South African police carry out a brutal repression against the inhabitants of the city of Soweto.
  • 1987: Hundreds of strikers clash with police in two cities in South Korea.
  • 1990: near Dobrnia (Yugoslavia) about 200 miners die in explosion.
  • 1991: President Mikhail Gorbachev urges the 15 republics to maintain the military and economic union.
  • 1992: King Juan Carlos and President González sign the reform of article 13.2 of the Constitution on political participation of foreigners, the first modification of the Spanish Magna Carta.
  • 1997: The Iraqi prime minister crosses the recently inaugurated border crossing in Tanef, in the first visit of a ministerial head to Syria in 17 years.
  • 1997: Israel lifts a 28-day blockade, imposed after a series of suicide attacks by Islamic militants in Jerusalem.
  • 1997: a group of archaeologists discover in Cantabria one of the largest cave painting friezes in the world, with an estimated 20,000 years old.
  • 1999: Venezuelan legislators climb over a fence that surrounds the capitol in Caracas, in an attempt to occupy the chambers after the institution is practically closed by constitutional order.
  • 2000: A fire breaks out in the Moscow television tower, killing three people.
  • 2001: The Peruvian Congress approves lifting the constitutional immunity of former President Alberto Fujimori in order to formally accuse him of crimes against humanity.
  • 2003: Mars makes its closest approach to Earth in almost 60,000 years, approaching 55,758,005 km.
  • 2004: in Athens 2004, the Argentine Basketball Team with its historic golden generation defeated the United States in the semifinals of the tournament by 89-81. This was the only defeat in the Olympic Games that the North American team had in all history since it began to bring NBA players (1992).
  • 2015: in Guatemala, thousands of citizens peacefully demand the resignation of President Otto Pérez Molina for leading a customs fraud organization.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

August 27 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1545: Alejandro Farnesio, Duke of Parma, Spanish military and diplomat (d. 1592).
  • 1770: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, German philosopher (d. 1831).
  • 1809: Hannibal Hamlin, American politician (d. 1891).
  • 1858: Giuseppe Peano, Italian mathematician and philosopher (d. 1932).
  • 1865: Charles Gates Dawes, American financier and politician, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1925 (d. 1951).
  • 1870: Amado Nervo, Mexican poet (d. 1919).
  • 1871: Theodore Dreiser, American writer (d. 1945).
  • 1874: Carl Bosch, German chemist and industrialist, 1931 Nobel Prize Winner (d. 1940).
  • 1878 Piotr Vrangel, Russian military and nobleman (d. 1928)
  • 1879: Cecilio Ocón, Mexican military (f. ¿?)
  • 1884: Vincent Auriol, French President (d. 1966).
  • 1884: Alfredo Baldomir, Uruguayan president (d. 1948).
  • 1890: Hallie Flanagan, American playwright (d. 1969).
  • 1890: Man Ray, American artist (d. 1976).
  • 1894: Leopold Rother, German architect (d. 1974).
  • 1896: Faina Ranevskaya, Soviet actress (d. 1984).
  • 1899: Cecil Scott Forester, British writer and journalist (d. 1966).
  • 1899: Eduardo Torroja Miret, Spanish engineer (d. 1961).
  • 1901: Heinrich Hauser, German writer and journalist (d. 1955).
  • 1902: Juan Mendoza Rodríguez, Peruvian politician and military man (f. 1995).
  • 1904: José Asunción Flores, Paraguayan composer (d. 1972).
  • 1906: Ed Gein, American serial killer (d. 1984).
  • 1908: Lyndon B. Johnson, politician and American president between 1963 and 1969 (d. 1973).
  • 1913: Crescencio Salcedo, Colombian composer, flutist and musician (f. 1976)
  • 2005: Anggie Aspiazu Suastegui, student (f. 2021).
  • 1909: Sylvère Maes, Belgian cyclist (d. 1966).
  • 1909: Lester Young, American jazz musician (d. 1959).
  • 1912: Leo Marjane, French singer (d. 2016).
  • 1915: Norman Foster Ramsey, American physicist, Nobel laureate in physics in 1989 (d. 2011).
  • 1916: Martha Raye, American actress (d. 1994).
  • 1916: Marcos Madrigal, Argentine musician (d. 2010).
  • 1916: Pierre Nocca, French sculptor (d. 2016).
  • 1919: Paco Jamandreu, Argentine designer, writer and actor (d. 1995).
  • 1921: Leo Penn, American filmmaker (d. 1998).
  • 1921: Humberto Ciganda, Uruguayan politician (d. 2011).
  • 1924: Fernando Zóbel, Spanish painter (d. 1984).
  • 1925: Leopoldo Pirelli, Italian businessman (d. 2007).
  • 1926: Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian mathematician (f. 2002).
  • 1928: Osamu Shimomura, Japanese chemist and biologist, 2008 Nobel Prize winner for chemistry (d. 2018).
  • 1929: Ira Levin, American writer (d. 2007).
  • 1931: Edith Gaute, Argentine actress (f. 2013).
  • 1932: Antonia Fraser, British writer.
  • 1933: Kerstin Ekman, Swedish writer.
  • 1937: Alice Coltrane, American jazz pianist (d. 2007).
  • 1941: Pedro Pablo Rosso, Chilean doctor.
  • 1941: Cesaria Évora, Cape Verdean singer (d. 2011).
  • 1941: Bernard Ebbers, Canadian businessman (d. 2020).
  • 1941: Edward Sels, Belgian cyclist.
  • 1942: Daryl Dragon, American singer (f. 2019).
  • 1943: Luis Rojas Marcos, Spanish psychiatrist.
  • 1946: Carlos Veglio, Argentine footballer.
  • 1947: Barbara Bach, American model and actress.
  • 1948: Pavlos Sidiropoulos, Greek musician (d. 1990).
  • 1950: Charles Fleischer, American actor.
  • 1950] Neil Murray, British bassist for the bands Whitesnake and Black Sabbath.
  • 1950: Guillermo Sheridan, Mexican writer, essayist and academic.
  • 1952: Paul Reubens, American actor.
  • 1952: Ramón Colom, Spanish journalist.
  • 1952: Papaléo Paes, Brazilian politician and doctor (f. 2020).
  • 1953: Alex Lifeson, Canadian guitarist, of the band Rush.
  • 1953: Peter Stormare, Swedish actor.
  • 1954: John Lloyd, British tennis player.
  • 1954: Derek Warwick, British Formula 1 driver.
  • 1954: Carlos Zannini, Argentine politician.
  • 1955: Robert Richardson, American film photographer.
  • 1955: Goran Tocilovac, Serbian and French writer.
  • 1955: Kristien Hemmerechts, Belgian writer.
  • 1956: Glen Matlock, bassist and British singer.
  • 1957: Bernhard Langer, German golfer.
  • 1957: MacDonald Taylor, Trinidadian footballer.
  • 1958: Marcos Paquetá, Brazilian soccer player and coach.
  • 1958: Kathy Hochul, American lawyer and politician.
  • 1959: Gerhard Berger, Austrian Formula 1 driver.
  • 1959: Daniela Romo, Mexican singer, actress and host.
  • 1959: Jaume Huguet García, Spanish footballer.
  • 1961: Tom Ford, American fashion designer.
  • 1964: Stephan Elliott, Australian filmmaker
  • 1965: Kanji Tsuda, Japanese filmmaker.
  • 1965: Paulo Silas, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1965: Goran Vasilijević, Serbian footballer.
  • 1966: Mónica Pérez, Chilean journalist.
  • 1967: Ogie Alcasid, Filipino actor, singer and producer.
  • 1967: Igor Dobrovolski, Ukrainian footballer.
  • 1968: Agustín Arana, Mexican actor.
  • 1968: Taylor Wane, pornographic actress and English erotic model.
  • 1968: Jorge Cadete, Mozambican footballer.
  • 1968: Lilli Xene, American pornographic actress.
  • 1969: Karen Doggenweiler, Chilean journalist and television presenter.
  • 1969: César Millán, American professional dog trainer of Mexican origin.
  • 1969: Inés María Zabaraín, Colombian presenter and journalist news.
  • 1969: Chandra Wilson, American actress.
  • 1970: Tony Kanal, American musician of the band No Doubt.
  • 1970: Jim Thome, American baseball player.
  • 1970: Gustavo Salmerón, Spanish actor.
  • 1970: Kelly Trump, German pornographic actress.
  • 1970: Edson Cholbi Nascimento, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1971: Marlon Ayoví, Ecuadorian soccer player.
  • 1972: The Great Khali (Dalip Singh), Indian professional wrestler.
  • 1972: Denise Lewis, British athlete.
  • 1972: Jimmy Pop, American musician, of the band Bloodhound Gang.
  • 1972: Patricia Vico, Spanish actress.
  • 1972: Chris Armas, American footballer AND coach.
  • 1973: Danny Coyne, British footballer.
  • 1973: Christian Zübert, German film director and screenwriter.
  • 1973: Dietmar Hamann, German footballer.
  • 1974: Carolina Ferre, Spanish television presenter.
  • 1975: Mario Gibanel, Spanish footballer.
  • 1975: Mark Rudan, Australian footballer.
  • 1975: Roberto Arrocha, Spanish journalist.
  • 1976: Sarah Chalke, Canadian actress.
  • 1976: Carlos Moyà, Spanish tennis player.
  • 1976: Mark Webber, Australian Formula 1 driver.
  • 1977: Deco, Portuguese footballer.
  • 1977: Adriano Fabiano Rossato, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1977: Alexandr Usov, Belarusian cyclist.
  • 1978: Mase, American rapper.
  • 1978: Franck Queudrue, French footballer.
  • 1978: Scott Bell, English footballer (f. 2013).
  • 1979: Sarah Neufeld, Canadian musician of the band Arcade Fire.
  • 1979: Aaron Paul, American actor.
  • 1979: Goran Arnaut, Serbian footballer.
  • 1979: Justine Pasek, Ukrainian model.
  • 1979: Ole Bischof, German judoka.
  • 1980: Servando Primera, Venezuelan singer-songwriter.
  • 1980: Jezper Söderlund, Swedish musician and producer.
  • 1980: Rodrigo Baldasso da Costa, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1981: Maxwell Scherrer Cabelino Andrade, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1981: Patrick J. Adams, Canadian actor and director.
  • 1981: Alessandro Gamberini, Italian footballer.
  • 1981: Óscar Pérez Bovela, Spanish footballer.
  • 1981: Don Miguelo, Dominican urban artist.
  • 1982: Bergüzar Korel, Turkish actress.
  • 1982: Rafael dos Santos Silva, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1982: Arthuro Bernhardt, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1982: Andre Emmett, American basketball player (d. 2019).
  • 1982: Ben Williams, English footballer.
  • 1983: Jamala, Ukrainian singer, winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.
  • 1983: Felice Piccolo, Italian footballer.
  • 1984: Sulley Muntari, Ghanaian footballer.
  • 1985: Nikica Jelavić, Bosnian-Croatian footballer.
  • 1986: King Volpato, Italian footballer.
  • 1986: Jorge Teixeira, Portuguese soccer player.
  • 1986: Sebastian Kurz, Austrian politician.
  • 1987: Jonathan Glenn, Trinidadian footballer.
  • 1987: Ryota Doi, Japanese footballer.
  • 1988: Alexa Vega, American actress.
  • 1988: Aythami Álvarez González, Spanish footballer.
  • 1988: Vasile Belous, Moldovan boxer (d. 2021).
  • 1989: Andrés Mercado, Colombian actor and singer.
  • 1989: Romain Amalfitano, French footballer.
  • 1990: Soluna Samay, Danish singer.
  • 1990: Fábio Pena, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1990: Mathias Jänisch, Luxembourgish footballer.
  • 1990: Taylor Mitchell, Canadian singer (f. 2009).
  • 1990: Sergio Cidoncha, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1990: Luuk de Jong, Dutch footballer.
  • 1991: Daniel Lovitz, American soccer player.
  • 1991: Katya Sambuca, Russian erotic actress and model.
  • 1991: Ragnar Nathanaelsson, Icelandic basketball player.
  • 1991: Robbert de Greef, Dutch cyclist (f. 2019).
  • 1991: Nicolás Zuviría, Argentine actor and singer.
  • 1992: Kim Petras, German singer and songwriter.
  • 1993: Adama Ba, Mauritanian footballer.
  • 1993: Vjačeslavs Isajevs, Latvian footballer.
  • 1994: Alex Crognale, American footballer.
  • 1995: Sergey Sirotkin, Russian Formula 1 driver.
  • 1995: Usman Sale, Nigerian footballer.
  • 1996: Stefanie Giesinger, German model.
  • 1997: Lucas Paquetá, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1997: Kári Jónsson, Icelandic basketball player.
  • 1997: Laurynas Birutis, Lithuanian basketball player.
  • 1997: Kijell Medina, Costa Rican soccer player.
  • 1997: Isak Danielson, Swedish singer.
  • 1997: Stjepan Salapić, Croatian footballer.
  • 1998: Sergi Álamo Bautista, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1998: Chloe Scott, pornographic actress and German erotic model.
  • 1998: Kuun Piñatún, Mexican player and philosopher.
  • 1999: Mile Svilar, Belgian footballer.
  • 1999: Tomoya Hayashi, Japanese footballer.
  • 2007: Ariana Greenblatt, American actress.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Katrina

August 27 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 1312: Arthur II of Brittany, English Duke (b. 1261).
  • 1576: Titian, Italian painter (b.1490).
  • 1611: Tomás Luis de Victoria, Spanish musician, composer and chapelmaster (b. 1548).
  • 1635: Félix Lope de Vega y Carpio, Spanish writer (b. 1562).
  • 1658: Bárbara de Braganza, Spanish queen consort (b. 1711).
  • 1664: Francisco de Zurbarán, Spanish painter (b. 1597).
  • 1782: John Laurens, American soldier (b. 1754).
  • 1861: Rita Pérez de Moreno, Mexican independence activist, wife of Pedro Moreno (b. 1779).
  • 1909: Emil Christian Hansen, Danish physiologist (b. 1842).
  • 1919: Louis Botha, South African military and politician (b. 1862).
  • 1950: Chésare Pavese, Italian writer (b.1908).
  • 1958: Ernest Lawrence, American physicist, Nobel laureate in physics in 1939 (b.1901).
  • 1962: Leopoldo Panero, Spanish poet (b.1909).
  • 1963: Ernesto Arancibia, Argentine filmmaker (b.1904).
  • 1964: Gracie Allen, American actress (b.1895)
  • 1965: Le Corbusier (Charles Edouard Jeanneret), Swiss architect (b. 1887).
  • 1967: Henri-Georges Adam, French painter and sculptor (b.1904).
  • 1967: Brian Epstein, British businessman, manager of the band The Beatles (b. 1934).
  • 1967: Silvio Mayorga, Nicaraguan guerrilla (b.1934).
  • 1967: Pablo Úbeda (Rigoberto Cruz), Nicaraguan teacher and guerrilla (b. 1940).
  • 1968: Marina of Kent, Greek aristocrat, wife of British Prince George of Kent (b. 1906).
  • 1970: José Alonso, Argentine trade unionist (b.1917).
  • 1975: Haile Selassie I, last monarch of Ethiopia (b. 1892).
  • 1976: Ángel Garasa, Mexican actor of Spanish origin (b.1905).
  • 1986: Arturo Godoy, Chilean boxer (b.1912).
  • 1990: Stevie Ray Vaughan, American blues and jazz musician (b.1954).
  • 1991: Martín Karadagián, Argentine athlete and actor (b.1922).
  • 1994: Beba Bidart, Argentine tango singer (b.1924).
  • 1994: Roberto Goyeneche, Argentine tango singer (b.1926).
  • 1999: Hélder Câmara, Brazilian priest (b.1909).
  • 2003: Manuel Avellaneda Gómez, Spanish painter (b.1938).
  • 2006: Antón Cañellas, Spanish politician (d. 1923)
  • 2006: Jesse Pintado, American guitarist of Mexican origin, of the bands Napalm Death, Brujeria and Terrorizer (b. 1969).
  • 2007: Driss Basri, Moroccan politician (b.1938).
  • 2007: Emma Penella, Spanish actress (b.1931).
  • 2009: Joaquín Ruiz-Giménez Cortés, Spanish professor, politician and lawyer (b.1913).
  • 2010: Anton Geesink, Dutch judoka (b.1934).
  • 2010: Popy (Diony José López), Venezuelan comedian, presenter and television producer (b. 1946).
  • 2010: Luna Vachon (Gertrude Vachon), Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1962).
  • 2010: Amador Schüller, Spanish physician and university professor (b.1921).
  • 2010: Pedro Penzini Fleury, Venezuelan radio host and writer (b. 1936).
  • 2010: Néstor Zavarce, Venezuelan singer and actor (b.1936).
  • 2011: Heribert Barrera, Spanish politician (b.1917).
  • 2011: María Esther Gilio, Uruguayan writer (b.1928).
  • 2011: Aloysius Matthew Ambrozic, Slovenian cardinal (b.1930).
  • 2011: Stetson Kennedy, American writer and activist (b.1916).
  • 2011: Gentil Montaña, Colombian classical guitarist and composer (b.1942).
  • 2012: Aurora Bautista, Spanish actress (b.1925).
  • 2013: Jorge Morello, Argentine ecologist (b.1923).
  • 2013: Anatoli Onoprienko, Ukrainian serial killer (b.1959).
  • 2014: Peret (Pedro Pubill Calaf), Spanish singer, guitarist and composer of gypsy ethnicity (b. 1935).
  • 2014: Tony Urbano, Spanish bassist, of the band Leño (b.1956).
  • 2015: Joan Garriga, Spanish speed motorcycle racer (b.1963).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Sakkanan Norkaew

August 27 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • Argentina:
    • Radio Broadcasting Day, in memory of the first radio broadcast in Argentina, in 1920.
  • Spain:
    • The festivities of Tarazona begin with the departure of the Cipotegato.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

August 27 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Monica (387)
  • Saint Rufus of Capua, martyr (3rd / 4th century)
  • Saints Marcelino, Mannea, Juan, Serapio and Pedro de Tomis, martyrs (c. 4th century)
  • Saint Narno of Bergamo, bishop (4th century)
  • Saint Poemeno de la Tebaida, abbot (4th / 5th century)
  • Saint Licerius de Couserans, bishop (c. 540)
  • Saint Caesarean of Arles, bishop (542)
  • Saint John of Pavia, Bishop (c. 825)
  • Saint Gebardo of Constance, bishop (995)
  • Saint Guarino of Zion, bishop (1150)
  • Saint Amadeus of Lausanne, bishop (1159)
  • Blessed Angel Conti, priest (1312)
  • Blessed Rogerio Cadwalador, priest and martyr (1610)
  • Blessed Francisco de Santa María and fourteen companions, martyrs (1627)
  • Saint David Lewis, priest and martyr (1679)
  • Blessed John Baptist de Souzy and Udalrico Guillaume, martyrs (1794)
  • Blessed Dominic of the Mother of God Barberi, priest (1849)
  • Blessed Fernando González Añón, priest and martyr (1936)
  • Blessed Raimundo Martí Soriano, priest and martyr (1936)
  • Blessed María del Pilar Izquierdo Albero, virgin (1945).

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Famous & Celebrities People Born “A Day as Today”

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August 27 – A Day as Today – Today’s Famous Birthdays

  • 1947 – Barbara Bach, American model and actress.
  • 1948 – Pavlos Sidiropoulos, Greek musician.
  • 1950 – Charles Fleischer, American actor.
  • 1950 – Guillermo Sheridan, Mexican writer, essayist and academic.
  • 1952 – Paul Reubens, American actor.
  • 1953 – Willy DeVille, American singer-songwriter. (f. 2009).
  • 1953 – Alex Lifeson, Canadian guitarist (Rush).
  • 1953 – Peter Stormare, Swedish actor.
  • 1954 – John Lloyd, British tennis player.
  • 1954 – Derek Warwick, British Formula One driver.
  • 1955 – Juanjo Puigcorbé, Spanish actor.
  • 1955 – Robert Richardson, American film photographer.
  • 1955 – Goran Tocilovac, Serbian and French writer
  • 1956 – Glen Matlock, British bassist and singer.
  • 1957 – Bernhard Langer, German golfer.
  • 1959 – Gerhard Berger, Austrian Formula 1 driver.
  • 1959 – Daniela Romo, Mexican singer, actress and host.
  • 1961 – Tom Ford, American fashion designer.
  • 1965 – Kanji Tsuda, Japanese filmmaker.
  • 1966 – Rene Higuita, Colombian footballer.
  • 1967 – Ogie Alcasid, Filipino actor, singer and producer.
  • 1969 – Chandra Wilson, American actress.
  • 1969 – César Millán, American professional dog trainer of Mexican origin.
  • 1970 – Tony Kanal, American musician of the band No Doubt.
  • 1971 – Marlon Ayoví, Ecuadorian soccer player.
  • 1972 – The Great Khali (Dalip Singh), Hindu professional wrestler.
  • 1972 – Patricia Vico, Spanish actress.
  • 1973 – Danny Coyne, Welsh footballer.
  • 1974 – Carolina Ferre, Spanish television presenter.
  • 1976 – Sarah Chalke, Canadian actress.
  • 1976 – Carlos Moyà, Spanish tennis player.
  • 1976 – Mark Webber, Australian Formula 1 driver.
  • 1977 – Deco, Portuguese footballer.
  • 1978 – Mase, American rapper.
  • 1979 – Aaron Paul, American actor.
  • 1979 – Sarah Neufeld, Canadian musician for the band Arcade Fire.
  • 1980 – Jezper Söderlund, Swedish musician and producer.
  • 1980 – Servando Primera, Venezuelan singer-songwriter.
  • 1981 – Maxwell Scherrer Cabelino Andrade, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1984 – Sulley Muntari, Ghanaian footballer.
  • 1988 – Alexa Vega, American actress.
  • 1990 – Soluna Samay, Danish singer

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