On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1927

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Elis Juliana, Antillian writer/poet (Lady of the Night: A flower)
  • Jim Weaver, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Oregon), born in Brookings, South Dakota
  • Johnny Temple, American baseball player (d. 1994)
  • Yuri Kasakow, Russian writer, born in Moscow (d. 1982)