What Happened on August 27, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Ad J Hermes, Dutch MP (KVP/CDA)
  • Elizabeta Bagrintseve, USSR, discus thrower (Olympic-silver-1952)
  • Ira Levin, author (Rosemary Baby, Boys From Brazil, This Perfect Day)

Famous Deaths

  • Herman Poto─Źnik Noordung, Slovenian rocket scientist (b. 1892)