Famous Deaths in August 1927

  • Aug 4 John Dillon, Irish nationalist and British Lower house leader, dies at 75
  • Aug 5 Tom Groube, cricketer (Test for Australia 1880), dies
  • Aug 13 James Oliver Curwood, American journalist and writer (Valley of Silent Men), dies at 49
  • Aug 17 Horace Alderman, American murderer, hanged
  • Aug 23 Nicola Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti, executed in Massachusetts