August 27, 2006 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Comair Flight 5191 crashes on takeoff from Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Kentucky, bound for Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia killing 49 of 50 on board

Deaths in History

  • Maria Capovilla, oldest woman alive from 2004-2006 (b. 1889)