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

"The Don" Donald Bradman, Australian cricketer acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time (6,996 runs), born in Cootamundra, New South Wales (d. 2001)

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Frank Leahy, O'Neill Nebraska, football coach (Notre Dame)
  • Kurt Wegner, German artist (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