What Happened on August 27, 1913

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Lt Peter Nestrov, of Imperial Russian Air Service, performs a loop in a monoplane at Kiev (1st aerobatic maneuver in an airplane)
  • Swedish engineer Gideon Sundback of Hoboken applies to patent all-purpose zipper

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Benfield, head of Cheshire CID
  • Donald McKenzie MacKinnon, philosopher
  • Stewart Crawford, British diplomat