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 This day in History - August 27
400 Historic Events for August 27
1932

Mikhail Nikolayevich Burdayev, cosmonaut

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1932

200,000 English textile workers strike

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1932

M N Burdayev, cosmonaut

Birth
1932

Fran‡ois Glorieux, composer

Birth
1932

Antonia Fraser, biographer (Mary Queen of Scots)

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1932

Intl anti-war congress opens in Amsterdam

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1933

Earl Averill becomes 2nd Cleveland ballplayer to hit for cycle Moody defaults in 3rd set, trailing 3-0

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1933

Joke Smit, Dutch feminist

Birth
1934

Arlen, Ira Gershwin and Harburgs musical premieres in NYC

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1935

Michael Holroyd, author

Birth
1935

Frank Yablans, NYC, writer (North Dallas Forty)

Birth
1937

Alice Coltrane, jazz musician

Birth
1937

Tommy Sands, Chicago IL, singer/actor (Teenage Rock, Dream With Me)

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1937

Phil Shulmon, rocker (Gentle Giant)

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1937

George E T Eyston sets world auto speed record at 345.49 MPH

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1937

Mark Potter, British court judge

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1937

Bkln Dodger Fred Frankhouse no-hits Cin, 5-0 in 7 2/3 inn game

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1938

Yanks Monte Pearson no-hits Indians 13-0, DiMaggio hits 3 triples

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1939

Nazi Germany demands Danzig and Polish corridor

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1939

Heinkel He-178 makes 1st manned flight with rocket/jet propulsion

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1939

Erich Warsitz makes 1st jet-propelled flight (in a Heinkel He-178)

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1939

Queen Wilhelmina receives German ambassador Grave Zech

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1940

Caproni-Campini CC-2, experimental jet plane, maiden flight (Milan)

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1940

David Hart, gen-sect (National Assn of Head Teachers)

Birth
1940

Warren Harding "Sonny" Sharrock, jazz guitarist

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