On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1914

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


BattleBattle of Interest

Second day of Battle of Tannenberg (WWI): Germans bombard Usdau

German WWI General Erich Ludendorff
German WWI General
Erich Ludendorff
  • US war reporter Richard H Davis visits Leuven

Famous Birthdays

  • Catherine Marshall, American editor and writer, born in Johnson City, Tennessee (d. 1983)