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 This day in History - August 27
400 Historic Events for August 27
1968

Emanual Davis, NBA guard (Houston Rockets)

Birth
1968

Martin Lowenfish, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)

Birth
1969

Henri EJA de Page, Belgian lawyer, dies

Death
1969

Ivy Compton-Burnett, novelist, dies

Death
1969

Claire Whitney, silent film actress (Blind Fools), dies at 79

Death
1969

Lindy's Pride win Hambletonian Stakes

Event
1969

Steven Van Randwijck, Wash DC, field hockey player (Olympics-96)

Birth
1969

Mark Ealham, cricketer (Kent and England Test all-rounder 1996)

Birth
1969

Kipp Vickers, NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts)

Birth
1969

Erika Mann, German/US author/daughter of Thomas Mann, dies

Death
1969

Mike Procter hits six consecutive sixes (across two overs)

Event
1970

Jim Thome, Peoria IL, infielder (Cleveland Indians)

Birth
1970

Andy Bichel, cricketer (Australian pace bowler v WI 1997)

Birth
1970

Dene Hills, cricketer (prolific Tasmanian batsman)

Birth
1970

Mark Ilott, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler 1993-)

Birth
1970

Reggie Slater, NBA forward (Toronto Raptors)

Birth
1970

Greg Woodcroft, Hamilton Ontario, 52 kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-96)

Birth
1971

Ernest Faber, soccer player (PSV)

Birth
1971

Bennett Cerf, (Random House)/panelist (What's My Line), dies at 73

Death
1971

Margaret Bourke-White, US photographer, dies at 67

Death
1971

Jim Flanigan, NFL defensive tackle (Chic Bears)

Birth
1972

US bombs Haiphong North Vietnam

Event
1972

Sandra Haynie wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

Event
1972

Chris Imes, South Paris Maine, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994)

Birth
1972

Donta Jones, NFL linebacker (Pitts Steelers)

Birth