August 27, 1958 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Clark Griffith says Senators will probably accept offer to move to Minnesota
  • US performs nuclear test at South Atlantic Ocean
  • USSR launches Sputnik 3 with two dogs aboard

Birthdays in History

  • Sergei Konstantinovich Krikalev, Russia, cosmonaut (TM-7, TM-12, STS 60)
  • Stalking Cat [Dennis Avner], body modifier (world record holder in body modification), born in Flint, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • Tom Lanoye, Belgian author

Deaths in History

  • Ernest Lawrence, American nuclear scientist and inventor (Cyclotron - Nobel 1939), dies at 57