Today in History, English
Today in History, English

97621August 27Death2012 – Art Heyman, American basketball player (b. 1941)
97622August 27Death2012 – Ivica Horvat, Croatian footballer and manager (b. 1926)
97623August 27Death2012 – Richard Kingsland, Australian captain and pilot (b. 1916)
97624August 27Death2012 – Aboud Rogo, Kenyan cleric (b. 1968)
97625August 27Death2012 – Russell Scott, American clown (b. 1921)
97626August 27Death2013 – Kent Finell, Swedish radio host and producer (b. 1944)
97627August 27Death2013 – Maxwell Fuller, Australian chess player (b. 1945)
97628August 27Death2013 – Chris Kennedy, Australian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1948)
97629August 27Death2013 – Chen Liting, Chinese director and playwright (b. 1910)
97630August 27Death2013 – Anatoly Onoprienko, Ukrainian murderer (b. 1959)
97631August 27Death2013 – Bill Peach, Australian journalist (b. 1935)
97632August 27Death2013 – Dave Thomas, Welsh golfer and architect (b. 1934)
97633August 27Death2014 – Peret, Spanish singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1935)
97634August 27Death2014 – Jacques Friedel, French physicist and academic (b. 1921)
97635August 27Death2014 – Jan Groth, Norwegian singer and keyboard player (Just 4 Fun and Aunt Mary) (b. 1946)
97636August 27Death2014 – Jimmy Nesbitt, Irish police officer (b. 1934)
97637August 27Death2014 – Valeri Petrov, Bulgarian poet, playwright, and screenwriter (b. 1920)
97638August 27Death2014 – Benno Pludra, German author (b. 1925)
97639August 27Death2015 – Kazi Zafar Ahmed, Bangladeshi politician, 8th Prime Minister of Bangladesh (b. 1939)
97640August 27Death2015 – Pascal Chaumeil, French director and screenwriter (b. 1961)
97641August 27Death2015 – Darryl Dawkins, American basketball player and coach (b. 1957)
97642August 27Death2015 – Joan Garriga, Spanish motorcycle racer (b. 1963)
97643August 27Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Baculus of SorrentoCaesarius of ArlesMargaret the BarefootedMonica of Hippo, mother of Augustine of HippoPhanourios of RhodesRufus and CarpophorusThomas Gallaudet and Henry Winter Syle (Episcopal Church)August 27 (Eastern Orthodox litu
97644August 27Holiday and observanceIndependence Day, celebrates the independence of Moldova from the USSR in 1991.
97645August 27Holiday and observanceLyndon Baines Johnson Day (Texas, United States)
97646August 28Event475 – The Roman general Orestes forces western Roman Emperor Julius Nepos to flee his capital city, Ravenna.
97647August 28Event489 – Theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths defeats Odoacer at the Battle of Isonzo, forcing his way into Italy.
97648August 28Event663 – Silla–Tang armies crush the Baekje restoration attempt and force Yamato Japan to withdraw from Korea in the Battle of Baekgang.
97649August 28Event1189 – Third Crusade: The Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan.
97650August 28Event1521 – The Ottoman Turks occupy Belgrade.

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