What Happened on August 27, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 102°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in August

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Turnell, horse trainer
  • Pavlos Sidiropoulos, Greek musician (d. 1990)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Evans Hughes, U.S. Supreme Court justice (b. 1862)
  • Oley Speaks, American composer (On the Road to Mandalay), dies at 74
  • Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez, composer, dies at 50