On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Calgary City Rugby Football Club re-organizes as the Tigers

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestDonald Bradman

Donald Bradman, Australian Test cricket captain (6,996 Test runs at 99.94), born in Cootamundra, New South Wales (d. 2001)

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Frank Leahy, American football coach (Notre Dame), born in O'Neill, Nebraska (d. 1973)
  • Kurt Wegner, German artist, born in Köln, Germany (d. 1985)

Person of interestLyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th US President (Democrat: 1963-69), born in Stonewall, Texas (d. 1973)

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson