August 23, 1927 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in History

  • Dick Bruna, Dutch illustrator (Miffy books), born in Utrecht (d. 2017)
  • Houari Boumedienne, president of Algeria (1965-78)
  • John Hoskyns, director-general (Institute of Directors)

Deaths in History

  • Nicola Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti, executed in Mass