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 This day in History - August 27
400 Historic Events for August 27
1895

15th US Mens Tennis: Fred H Hovey beats Robert D Wrenn (63 62 64)

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1896

England defeated Zanzibar in a 38-minute war (9:02 AM-9:40 AM)

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1897

Roger Bresnahan debuts as Wash Senator pitcher (later HOF catcher)

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1897

Ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter

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1898

Enny de Leeuwe, [Engelina], actress (Anatevka)/wife of Pierre Mols

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1899

Byron Foulger, Ogden UT, actor (River's Edge, Up in Smoke)

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1899

Cecil Scott Forester, Engld, historical novelist (Horatio Hornblower)

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1900

Battle at Bergendal: Gen Buller beats Boer general Botha

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1901

Al Ritz, [Joaquim], Newark NJ, actor (Ritz Brothers, Hi Ya Chum)

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1901

Roger Pryor, NYC, actor (Belle of the Nineties, Identity Unknown)

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1902

Herbert Menges, composer

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1903

Xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nocturno de los Angeles)

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1903

23rd US Mens Tennis: Hugh L Doherty beats William A Larned (60 63 108)

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1905

Frederick O'Neal, Brooksville Miss, actor (Car 54 Where Are You)

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1905

Alexander Johnston, CEO (Board of Inland Revenue)

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1908

Frank Leahy, O'Neill Nebraska, football coach (Notre Dame)

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1908

Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as the Tigers

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1908

Lyndon B Johnson, Stonewall Tx, (D) 36th Pres (1963-1969)

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1908

Donald [George] Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs)

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1909

Jack Chesbro's final Yankee game

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1909

Sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist

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1909

Sidney R Yates, (Rep-D-IL, 1949-62, 65- )

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1909

Lester W "Pres" Young, US jazz saxophonist

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1910

Wash Red Killefer sacrifices record 4 times against Detroit

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1910

Using 20, 137,000 candlepower arc lights, 2 amateur baseball teams play a night game at White Sox Park

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