What Happened on August 23, 1927

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Bruna, Dutch illustrator
  • Houari Boumedienne, president of Algeria (1965-78)
  • John Hoskyns, director-general (Institute of Directors)
  • Martial Solal, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Nicola Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti, executed in Mass