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400 Historic Events for August 27
1910

Mother Teresa, [Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu], Yugoslavia (Nobel 1979)

Birth
1910

Clement of Maasdijk, 1st Dutch aircraft death

Death
1911

Chic White Sox Ed Walsh no-hits Boston, 5-0

Event
1911

Patience Edney, nurse/communist

Birth
1912

Peter Gretton, British vice admiral

Birth
1912

Edgar Rice Burroughs' publishes "Tarzan of the Apes"

Event
1913

Stewart Crawford, British diplomat

Birth
1913

Donald McKenzie MacKinnon, philosopher

Birth
1913

Lt Peter Nestrov, of Imperial Russian Air Service, performs a loop in a monoplane at Kiev (1st aerobatic maneuver in an airplane)

Event
1913

Arthur Benfield, head of Cheshire CID

Birth
1914

John Weiss, German new testament, dies

Death
1914

Catherine Marshall, editor/writer

Birth
1914

US war reporter Richard H Davis visits Leuven

Event
1914

2nd day of battle at Tannenberg: German bombs Usdau

Event
1915

Walter W Heller, economist (Old Myths and New Realities)

Birth
1916

Tony Harris, cricketer (Springbok 5/8th, Test batsman))

Birth
1916

Martha Raye, [Margaret Reed], Butte Mont, actress (Martha Raye Show)

Birth
1916

Romania declares war on Austria-Hungary

Event
1917

Indians set club record by stealing eight bases in a game

Event
1918

Christy Mathewson resigns as Reds manager to accept a commission as a captain in chemical warfare branch of Army

Event
1918

Dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia

Event
1918

Lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour)

Birth
1919

John Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston)

Birth
1919

Louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies

Death
1919

Lord Dormand, of Eastington, British MP (Labour)

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