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Latin Dating Review

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Celebrating August 27th

Holidays and Observances

  • Moldova: Independence Day - Annual holiday commemorating the independence of Moldova from the USSR in 1991.
  • Texas: Lyndon Baines Johnson Day - Annual state holiday in Texas to mark the birthday of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson.
  • Roman Empire: Volturnalia - Ancient Roman festival held in honor of Volturnus, the god of the waters and fountains in the ancient Roman religion.

Today In History

  • 1859 - Pennsylvania: Petroleum was discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania leading to the world's first commercially successful oil well.
  • 1883 - Natural Disasters: The island volcano Krakatoa erupted in a series of four huge explosions so violent that they were heard 1,930 miles away in Perth, Western Australia and the island of Rodrigues near Mauritius, 3,000 miles away. The resulting tidal waves claimed some 36,000 lives on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra.
  • 1918 - World War I / Mexican Revolution: U.S. Army forces skirmish against Mexican Carrancistas and their German advisors in the Battle of Ambos Nogales, the only battle of World War I fought on American soil.
  • 1945 - World War II: U.S. troops began arriving in Japan following the surrender of the Japanese government.
  • 2003 - Astronomy: Mars makes its closest approach to Earth in nearly 60,000 years, passing 34,646,418 miles distant.

Current Birthdays

  • Paul Reubens, 62, American actor, singer, producer, and screenwriter (Pee-wee Herman)
  • Alex Lifeson, 61, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Rush)
  • Chandra Wilson, 45, American actress and director (Grey's Anatomy)
  • Jim Thome, 44, American baseball player and manager
  • Sarah Chalke, 38, Canadian actress (Scrubs)

Historic Birthdays

  • Hannibal Hamlin, 1809, American politician, 15th Vice President of the United States
  • John Hay Whitney, 1904, American businessman, publisher, and diplomat, founded J.H. Whitney & Company
  • Lyndon B. Johnson, 1908, American commander and politician, 36th President of the United States
  • Frank Leahy, 1908, American football player, coach, and administrator (Notre Dame 1941-53)
  • Edward Patten, 1939, American singer-songwriter and producer (Gladys Knight & the Pips)

Deaths

  • W. E. B. Du Bois, 1963, American sociologist, historian, and activist
  • Brian Epstein, 1967, English businessman and manager
  • Haile Selassie I, 1975, Ethiopian emperor
  • Scott La Rock, 1987, American DJ and producer (Boogie Down Productions)
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan, 1990, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

 


 

 

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