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Date Description Type
27th of August 0410 EVENT The sacking of Rome by the Visigoths ends after three days.
27th of August 1172 EVENT Henry the Young King and Margaret of France are crowned as junior king and queen of England.
27th of August 1232 EVENT The Formulary of Adjudications is promulgated by Regent Hojo Yasutoki. (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 1232)
27th of August 1689 EVENT The Treaty of Nerchinsk is signed by Russia and the Qing empire.
27th of August 1776 EVENT The Battle of Long Island: in what is now Brooklyn, New York, British forces under General William Howe defeat Americans under General George Washington.
27th of August 1789 EVENT The French National Assembly adopts the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, proclaiming that "men are born and remain free and equal in rights".
27th of August 1793 EVENT French counter-revolution: the port of Toulon revolts and admits the British fleet, which lands troops and seizes the port leading to Siege of Toulon.
27th of August 1798 EVENT Wolfe Tone's United Irish and French forces clash with the British Army in the Battle of Castlebar, part of the Irish Rebellion of 1798, resulting in the creation of the French puppet Republic of Connaught.
27th of August 1810 EVENT Napoleonic Wars: The French Navy defeats the British Royal Navy, preventing them from taking the harbour of Grand Port on Ile de France.
27th of August 1813 EVENT French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte defeats a larger force of Austrians, Russians, and Prussians at the Battle of Dresden.
27th of August 1828 EVENT Uruguay is formally proclaimed independent at preliminary peace talks brokered by Great Britain between Brazil and Argentina during the Argentina-Brazil War.
27th of August 1859 EVENT Petroleum is discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania leading to the world's first commercially successful oil well.
27th of August 1861 EVENT Union forces attack Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.
27th of August 1896 EVENT Anglo-Zanzibar War: the shortest war in world history (09:00 to 09:45) between the United Kingdom and Zanzibar.
27th of August 1916 EVENT Romania declares war against Austria-Hungary, entering World War I as one of the Allied nations.
27th of August 1921 EVENT The British install the son of Sharif Hussein bin Ali (leader of the Arab Revolt of 1916 against the Ottoman Empire) as King Faisal I of Iraq.
27th of August 1922 EVENT The Turkish army takes the Aegean city of Afyonkarahisar from the Greeks.
27th of August 1928 EVENT The Kellogg-Briand Pact outlawing war is signed by the first 15 nations to do so. Ultimately sixty-one nations will sign it.
27th of August 1939 EVENT First flight of the turbojet-powered Heinkel He 178, the world's first jet aircraft.
27th of August 1943 EVENT Japanese forces evacuate New Georgia Island in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II.
27th of August 1957 EVENT The Constitution of Malaysia comes into force.
27th of August 1962 EVENT The Mariner 2 unmanned space mission is launched to Venus by NASA.
27th of August 1969 EVENT Israeli commando force penetrates deep into Egyptian territory to stage a mortar attack on regional Egyptian Army headquarters in the Nile Valley of Upper Egypt.
27th of August 1971 EVENT An attempted coup fails in the African nation of Chad. The Government of Chad accuses Egypt of playing a role in the attempt and breaks off diplomatic relations.
27th of August 1975 EVENT The Governor of Portuguese Timor abandons its capital, Dili, and flees to Atauro Island, leaving control to a rebel group.
27th of August 1979 EVENT A Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb kills British World War II admiral Louis Mountbatten and three others while they are boating on holiday in Sligo, Republic of Ireland. Shortly after, 18 British Army soldiers are killed in an ambush near Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland (see Warrenpoint ambush).
27th of August 1982 EVENT Turkish military diplomat Colonel Atilla Alt?kat is shot and killed in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada's capital. Justice Commandos Against Armenian Genocide claim responsibility, saying they are avenging the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians in the 1915 Armenian Genocide.
27th of August 1985 EVENT The Nigerian government is peacefully overthrown by Army Chief of Staff Major General Ibrahim Babangida.
27th of August 1990 EVENT Stevie Ray Vaughan dies in a helicopter crash.
27th of August 1991 EVENT The European Community recognizes the independence of the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
27th of August 1991 EVENT Moldova declares independence from the USSR.
27th of August 1993 EVENT The Rainbow Bridge, connecting Tokyo's Shibaura and the island of Odaiba, is completed.
27th of August 2000 EVENT 540-metre (1,772 ft)-tall Ostankino Tower in Moscow catches fire, three people are killed.
27th of August 2003 EVENT Mars makes its closest approach to Earth in nearly 60,000 years, passing 34,646,418 miles (55,758,005 km) distant.
27th of August 2006 EVENT Comair Flight 5191 crashes on takeoff from Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Kentucky bound for Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia. Of the passengers and crew, 49 of 50 are confirmed dead in the hours following the crash.
27th of August 2007 EVENT The skeletal remains of Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, and his sister Anastasia are found near Yekaterinburg, Russia.
27th of August 1407 BIRTHDAY Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (d. 1425)
27th of August 1471 BIRTHDAY George, Duke of Saxony (d. 1539)
27th of August 1487 BIRTHDAY Anna of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark (d. 1514)
27th of August 1637 BIRTHDAY Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore, Governor of the Province of Maryland (d. 1715)
27th of August 1665 BIRTHDAY John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol, English politician (d. 1751)
27th of August 1669 BIRTHDAY Anne Marie of Orleans, queen of Italy (d. 1728)
27th of August 1677 BIRTHDAY Otto Ferdinand von Abensberg und Traun, Austrian field marshal (d. 1748)
27th of August 1698 BIRTHDAY Baal Shem Tov, Founder of the Chasiddic movement (d. 1760)
27th of August 1724 BIRTHDAY John Joachim Zubly, Swiss-born Continental Congressman (d. 1781)
27th of August 1730 BIRTHDAY Johann Georg Hamann, German philosopher (d. 1788)
27th of August 1770 BIRTHDAY Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, German philosopher (d. 1831)
27th of August 1803 BIRTHDAY Edward Beecher, American theologian (d. 1895)
27th of August 1809 BIRTHDAY Hannibal Hamlin, Vice President of the United States of America (d. 1891)
27th of August 1858 BIRTHDAY Giuseppe Peano, Italian mathematician (d. 1932)
27th of August 1865 BIRTHDAY James Henry Breasted, American Egyptologist (d. 1935)
27th of August 1865 BIRTHDAY Charles G. Dawes, 30th Vice President of the United States and Nobel Peace Prize laureate (d. 1951)
27th of August 1868 BIRTHDAY Hong Beom-do, Korean independence activist (d. 1943)
27th of August 1870 BIRTHDAY Amado Nervo, Mexican poet (d. 1919)
27th of August 1871 BIRTHDAY Theodore Dreiser, American author (d. 1945)
27th of August 1874 BIRTHDAY Carl Bosch, German chemist Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1940)
27th of August 1875 BIRTHDAY Katharine McCormick, American women's rights activist (d. 1967)
27th of August 1877 BIRTHDAY Charles Rolls, British co-founder of Rolls-Royce (d. 1910)
27th of August 1877 BIRTHDAY Ernst Wetter, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1963)
27th of August 1884 BIRTHDAY Vincent Auriol, French President (d. 1966)
27th of August 1886 BIRTHDAY Rebecca Helferich Clarke, English composer and violist (d. 1979)
27th of August 1886 BIRTHDAY Eric Coates, English composer (d. 1957)
27th of August 1890 BIRTHDAY Man Ray, American photographer and artist (d. 1976)
27th of August 1896 BIRTHDAY Faina Ranevskaya, Russian actress (d. 1984)
27th of August 1898 BIRTHDAY Gaspard Fauteux, French Canadian parliamentarian (d. 1963)
27th of August 1899 BIRTHDAY C. S. Forester, British author (d. 1966)
27th of August 1899 BIRTHDAY Byron Foulger, American actor (d. 1970)
27th of August 1904 BIRTHDAY Norah Lofts, British author (d. 1983)
27th of August 1904 BIRTHDAY John Hay Whitney, American financier (d. 1982)
27th of August 1906 BIRTHDAY Ed Gein, American serial killer (d. 1984)
27th of August 1908 BIRTHDAY Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President of the United States (d. 1973)
27th of August 1908 BIRTHDAY Kurt Wegner, German artist (d. 1985)
27th of August 1908 BIRTHDAY Don Bradman, Australian cricketer (d. 2001)
27th of August 1909 BIRTHDAY Sylvere Maes, Belgian cyclist (d. 1966)
27th of August 1909 BIRTHDAY Lester Young, American musician (d. 1959)
27th of August 1911 BIRTHDAY Kay Walsh, British actress (d. 2005)
27th of August 1912 BIRTHDAY Gloria Guinness, Mexican socialite and writer(d. 1980)
27th of August 1913 BIRTHDAY Nina Schenk von Stauffenberg, Russian-born wife of Claus Schenk von Stauffenberg (d. 2006)
27th of August 1914 BIRTHDAY Heidi Kabel, German actress (d. 2010)
27th of August 1915 BIRTHDAY Norman Foster Ramsey, American physicist Nobel Prize laureate
27th of August 1916 BIRTHDAY Martha Raye, American actress (d. 1994)
27th of August 1916 BIRTHDAY Tony Harris, South African cricketer (d. 1993)
27th of August 1917 BIRTHDAY Peanuts Lowrey, American baseball player (d. 1986)
27th of August 1918 BIRTHDAY Jelle Zijlstra, Dutch politician, Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 1966 until 1967 (d. 2001)
27th of August 1919 BIRTHDAY Murray Grand, American songwriter and cabaret singer (d. 2007)
27th of August 1921 BIRTHDAY Georg Alexander, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1996)
27th of August 1921 BIRTHDAY Leo Penn, American film director (d. 1998)
27th of August 1924 BIRTHDAY David Rowbotham, Australian poet
27th of August 1925 BIRTHDAY Darry Cowl, French actor (d. 2006)
27th of August 1925 BIRTHDAY Nat Lofthouse, English footballer
27th of August 1926 BIRTHDAY Pat Coombs, English actress (d. 2002)
27th of August 1926 BIRTHDAY Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian mathematician (d. 2002)
27th of August 1928 BIRTHDAY Mangosuthu Buthelezi, South African politician
27th of August 1929 BIRTHDAY Ira Levin, American author (d. 2007)
27th of August 1931 BIRTHDAY Sri Chinmoy, Indian guru (d. 2007)
27th of August 1931 BIRTHDAY Joe Cunningham, American baseball player
27th of August 1932 BIRTHDAY Antonia Fraser, British author
27th of August 1935 BIRTHDAY Ernie Broglio, American baseball player
27th of August 1935 BIRTHDAY Frank Yablans, American film producer
27th of August 1936 BIRTHDAY Joel Kovel, American politician
27th of August 1937 BIRTHDAY Alice Coltrane, American jazz musician (d. 2007)
27th of August 1937 BIRTHDAY Tommy Sands, American actor and singer
27th of August 1939 BIRTHDAY William Least Heat-Moon, American author
27th of August 1940 BIRTHDAY Sonny Sharrock, American jazz guitarist (d. 1994)
27th of August 1941 BIRTHDAY Harrison Page, American actor
27th of August 1942 BIRTHDAY Daryl Dragon, American keyboardist (Captain & Tennille)
27th of August 1942 BIRTHDAY Brian Peckford, Canadian politician
27th of August 1943 BIRTHDAY Tuesday Weld, American actress
27th of August 1944 BIRTHDAY G. W. Bailey, American actor
27th of August 1946 BIRTHDAY Tony Howard, West Indian cricketer
27th of August 1947 BIRTHDAY Barbara Bach, American actress
27th of August 1947 BIRTHDAY John Morrison, New Zealand cricketer
27th of August 1947 BIRTHDAY Harry Reems, American actor
27th of August 1947 BIRTHDAY Gavin Pfuhl, South African cricketer (d. 2002)
27th of August 1948 BIRTHDAY Pavlos Sidiropoulos, Greek musician (d. 1990)
27th of August 1948 BIRTHDAY Sgt. Slaughter, American professional wrestler
27th of August 1949 BIRTHDAY Jeff Cook, vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, fiddle, banjo and mandolin for Alabama
27th of August 1950 BIRTHDAY Charles Fleischer, American actor
27th of August 1951 BIRTHDAY Mack Brown, American University of Texas Head Football Coach
27th of August 1951 BIRTHDAY Buddy Bell, American baseball player-manager
27th of August 1952 BIRTHDAY Paul Reubens (aka Pee-wee Herman), American actor
27th of August 1953 BIRTHDAY Alex Lifeson, Canadian guitarist (Rush)
27th of August 1953 BIRTHDAY Peter Stormare, Swedish-born actor
27th of August 1954 BIRTHDAY Derek Warwick, British race car driver
27th of August 1954 BIRTHDAY John Lloyd, British tennis player
27th of August 1955 BIRTHDAY Laura Fygi, Dutch singer
27th of August 1955 BIRTHDAY Robert Richardson, American cinematographer
27th of August 1955 BIRTHDAY Diana Scarwid, American actress
27th of August 1957 BIRTHDAY Bernhard Langer, German golfer and two-time Masters champion
27th of August 1957 BIRTHDAY Jeff Grubb, American author and game designer
27th of August 1958 BIRTHDAY Normand Brathwaite, Canadian comedian and television and radio host
27th of August 1958 BIRTHDAY Sergei Krikalev, Russian cosmonaut
27th of August 1958 BIRTHDAY Tom Lanoye, Belgian author
27th of August 1959 BIRTHDAY Downtown Julie Brown, Welsh TV personality and MTV VJ
27th of August 1959 BIRTHDAY Gerhard Berger, Austrian racing driver and F1 team co-owner (Scuderia Toro Rosso)
27th of August 1959 BIRTHDAY Juan Fernando Cobo, Colombian artist
27th of August 1961 BIRTHDAY Tom Ford, American fashion designer
27th of August 1961 BIRTHDAY Yolanda Adams, American gospel singer
27th of August 1962 BIRTHDAY Adam Oates, Canadian ice hockey player
27th of August 1962 BIRTHDAY Vic Mignogna, American voice actor
27th of August 1962 BIRTHDAY Thomas Duggan, American photographer
27th of August 1964 BIRTHDAY Robert Bogue, American actor
27th of August 1965 BIRTHDAY Wayne James, Zimbabwean cricketer
27th of August 1966 BIRTHDAY Juhan Parts, Prime Minister of Estonia
27th of August 1967 BIRTHDAY Ogie Alcasid, Filipino singer and actor
27th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Reece Shearsmith, British actor and comedian
27th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Cesar Millan, Mexican dog trainer
27th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Mark Ealham, England cricketer
27th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Chandra Wilson, American actress
27th of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Andy Bichel, Australian cricketer
27th of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Peter Ebdon, English snooker player
27th of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Tony Kanal, English musician (No Doubt)
27th of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Jim Thome, American baseball player
27th of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Mark Ilott, England cricketer
27th of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Jeff Kenna, Irish footballer
27th of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Karl Unterkircher, Italian mountaineer (d. 2008)
27th of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Park Myeong-su, Korean comedian, MC and singer
27th of August 1971 BIRTHDAY Ernest Faber, Dutch footballer and coach
27th of August 1971 BIRTHDAY Aygul Ozkan, German politician
27th of August 1971 BIRTHDAY Julian Cheung, Hong Kong actor and singer
27th of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Felix da Housecat, American DJ and record producer
27th of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Jimmy Pop, American musician (The Bloodhound Gang)
27th of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Denise Lewis, English heptathlete
27th of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Jaap-Derk Buma, Dutch field hockey player
27th of August 1972 BIRTHDAY The Great Khali, Indian professional wrestler
27th of August 1973 BIRTHDAY Carlene Begnaud, American professional wrestler
27th of August 1973 BIRTHDAY Danny Coyne, Welsh footballer
27th of August 1973 BIRTHDAY Dietmar Hamann, German footballer
27th of August 1973 BIRTHDAY Burak Kut, Turkish pop singer
27th of August 1973 BIRTHDAY Johan Norberg, Swedish author
27th of August 1973 BIRTHDAY Cory Bowles, Canadian actor
27th of August 1974 BIRTHDAY Jose Vidro, Puerto Rican baseball player
27th of August 1974 BIRTHDAY Michael Mason, New Zealand cricketer
27th of August 1974 BIRTHDAY Mohammad Yousuf, Pakistani cricketer
27th of August 1975 BIRTHDAY Bjorn Gelotte, Swedish guitarplayer, In Flames
27th of August 1975 BIRTHDAY Mark Rudan, Australian footballer
27th of August 1975 BIRTHDAY Jonny Moseley, American skier
27th of August 1976 BIRTHDAY Milano Collection Akihito Terui, Japanese professional wrestler
27th of August 1976 BIRTHDAY Carlos Moya, Spanish tennis player
27th of August 1976 BIRTHDAY Sarah Chalke, Canadian actress
27th of August 1976 BIRTHDAY Mark Webber, Australian racing driver
27th of August 1977 BIRTHDAY Deco, Portuguese footballer
27th of August 1979 BIRTHDAY Giovanni Capitello, American filmmaker and actor
27th of August 1979 BIRTHDAY Aaron Paul, American actor
27th of August 1979 BIRTHDAY Tian Liang, Chinese diver
27th of August 1979 BIRTHDAY Sarah Neufeld, Canadian musician (Arcade Fire)
27th of August 1979 BIRTHDAY Rusty Smith, American shorttracker
27th of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Kyle Lowder, American actor
27th of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Neha Dhupia, Indian model and actress
27th of August 1981 BIRTHDAY Maxwell Cabelino Andrade, Spanish footballer
27th of August 1981 BIRTHDAY Demetria McKinney, American actress
27th of August 1982 BIRTHDAY Damien Monier, French cyclist
27th of August 1983 BIRTHDAY Wilson Chen, Taiwanese actor
27th of August 1984 BIRTHDAY Sulley Muntari, Ghanaian footballer
27th of August 1984 BIRTHDAY David Bentley, English footballer
27th of August 1985 BIRTHDAY Alexandra Nechita, Romanian/American artist
27th of August 1986 BIRTHDAY Mario, American R&B singer
27th of August 1987 BIRTHDAY Darren McFadden, American football player
27th of August 1988 BIRTHDAY Alexa Vega, American actress
27th of August 1992 BIRTHDAY Kim Petras, German singer
27th of August 1993 BIRTHDAY Sarah Hecken, German figure skater
27th of August 0542 DEATH Saint Caesarius of Arles
27th of August 0827 DEATH Pope Eugene II
27th of August 1312 DEATH Arthur II, Duke of Brittany (Born 1262)
27th of August 1394 DEATH Chokei, Emperor of Japan (Born 1343)
27th of August 1450 DEATH Reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, English politician (Born 1395)
27th of August 1521 DEATH Josquin des Prez, Flemish composer
27th of August 1545 DEATH Piotr Gamrat, Polish Catholic archbishop (Born 1487)
27th of August 1572 DEATH Claude Goudimel, French composer
27th of August 1577 DEATH Titian, Italian artist
27th of August 1590 DEATH Pope Sixtus V (Born 1521)
27th of August 1635 DEATH Felix Lope de Vega, Spanish poet and playwright (Born 1562)
27th of August 1664 DEATH Francisco Zurbaran, Spanish painter (Born 1598)
27th of August 1748 DEATH James Thomson, Scottish poet (Born 1700)
27th of August 1773 DEATH Friedrich Wilhelm von Seydlitz, Prussian general (Born 1721)
27th of August 1857 DEATH Rufus Wilmot Griswold, American literary critic and editor (Born 1815)
27th of August 1865 DEATH Thomas Chandler Haliburton, Canadian author (Born 1796)
27th of August 1871 DEATH William Whiting Boardman, American politician (Born 1794)
27th of August 1875 DEATH William Chapman Ralston, American banker (Born 1826)
27th of August 1909 DEATH Emil Christian Hansen, Danish fermentation physiologist (Born 1842)
27th of August 1929 DEATH Herman Potocnik Noordung, Slovenian rocket scientist (Born 1892)
27th of August 1931 DEATH Frank Harris, Irish author and editor (Born 1856)
27th of August 1931 DEATH Francis Marion Smith, American borax magnate (Born 1846)
27th of August 1944 DEATH Georg von Boeselager, German nobleman (Born 1915)
27th of August 1948 DEATH Charles Evans Hughes, U.S. Supreme Court justice (Born 1862)
27th of August 1958 DEATH Ernest Lawrence, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (Born 1901)
27th of August 1963 DEATH Garrett Morgan, American inventor (Born 1877)
27th of August 1963 DEATH W. E. B. Du Bois, American civil rights activist and scholar (Born 1868)
27th of August 1963 DEATH Allama Mashriqi, Pakistani scholar and politician (Born 1888)
27th of August 1964 DEATH Gracie Allen, American actress and comedienne (Born 1895)
27th of August 1965 DEATH Le Corbusier, Swiss architect (Born 1887)
27th of August 1967 DEATH Brian Epstein, English manager of The Beatles (Born 1934)
27th of August 1968 DEATH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent (Born 1906)
27th of August 1969 DEATH Ivy Compton-Burnett, English novelist (Born 1884)
27th of August 1969 DEATH Erika Mann, German writer and daughter of Thomas Mann (Born 1905)
27th of August 1971 DEATH Bennett Cerf, American publisher and television personality (Born 1898)
27th of August 1971 DEATH Margaret Bourke-White, American photo-journalist (Born 1906)
27th of August 1975 DEATH Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia (Born 1892)
27th of August 1976 DEATH Mukesh, Indian playback singer (Born 1923)
27th of August 1979 DEATH Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, British admiral and statesman (assassinated) (Born 1900)
27th of August 1980 DEATH Douglas Kenney, American humorist (Born 1947)
27th of August 1981 DEATH Valeri Kharlamov, Soviet ice hockey player (Born 1948)
27th of August 1984 DEATH Bernard Youens, English actor (Born 1914)
27th of August 1987 DEATH Scott La Rock, American DJ (Boogie Down Productions) (Born 1962)
27th of August 1988 DEATH William Sargant, British psychiatrist (Born 1907)
27th of August 1988 DEATH Mario Montenegro, Filipino actor (Born 1928)
27th of August 1990 DEATH Stevie Ray Vaughan, American guitarist (Born 1954)
27th of August 1996 DEATH Greg Morris, American actor (Born 1933)
27th of August 1997 DEATH Sotiria Bellou, Greek singer (Born 1921)
27th of August 1999 DEATH Helder Camara, Brazilian Roman Catholic archbishop (Born 1909)
27th of August 2001 DEATH Abu Ali Mustafa, leader of Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (assassinated) (Born 1938)
27th of August 2001 DEATH Michael Dertouzos, Greek internet pioneer, Director of the M.I.T. Laboratory for Computer Science (Born 1936)
27th of August 2002 DEATH Dr. Edwin Louis Cole, "Father of the Modern Day Men's Movement," Founder of the Christian Men's Network (CMN) (Born 1922)
27th of August 2003 DEATH Pierre Poujade, French politician (Born 1920)
27th of August 2004 DEATH Willie Crawford, American baseball player (Born 1946)
27th of August 2005 DEATH Sean Purcell, Gaelic footballer (Born 1929)
27th of August 2005 DEATH Giorgos Mouzakis, Greek songwriter and musician (Born 1922)
27th of August 2006 DEATH Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Indian film director (Born 1922)
27th of August 2006 DEATH Jesse Pintado, Mexican-born guitarist (Napalm Death) (Born 1969)
27th of August 2006 DEATH Maria Capovilla, oldest living person from 2004 : 2006 (Born 1889)
27th of August 2007 DEATH Emma Penella, Spanish actress (Born 1930)
27th of August 2008 DEATH Mark Priestley, Australian actor (Born 1970)
27th of August 2009 DEATH Sergey Mikhalkov, Russian writer and poet (Born 1913)
27th of August 2010 DEATH Luna Vachon, Professional Wrestler (Born 1962)