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Notable Historical Events for August 27th

1928Kellogg-Briand Pact, 60 nations agree to outlaw war

1996Dino Ciccarelli is traded by the Detroit Red Wings to the Tampa Bay Lightning

2001Angelina Jolie is named a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador at UNHCR headquarters in Geneva

1960Mickey Wright wins LPGA Grossinger Golf Open

1953"Roman Holiday", starring Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, and Eddie Albert, is released

200658th Emmy Awards: 24, The Office, Kiefer Sutherland & Mariska Hargitay win

1941Shah of Iran abdicates throne favour of his son Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

1961Mickey Wright wins LPGA Spokane Women's Golf Open

199595th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods

1984US President Ronald Reagan announces Teacher in Space project

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Notable Birthdays on August 27th

1906Ed Gein, American serial killer (d. 1984)

1952Pee-wee Herman, [Paul Reubens], NY, actor (Pee-wee's Big Adventure)

1957Bernhard Langer, Anhausen, German golfer (two-time Masters champion)

1908Lyndon B. Johnson, Stonewall Texas, (D) 36th US President (1963-1969), (d. 1973)

1908Donald [George] Bradman, Cootamundra New South Wales, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs)

1947Barbara Bach [Goldbach], Queens, New York, American actress (The Spy Who Loved Me, Force 10 from Navarone)

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Notable Weddings on August 27th

1966American sportscaster Al Michaels (21) weds Linda Stamaton

1930Journalist H. L. Mencken (49) weds author Sara Haardt (32) at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

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Notable Deaths on August 27th

1990Stevie Ray Vaughan, American blues guitarist, dies in a helicopter crash at 35

1963W E B Du Bois, scholar/founder (NAACP), dies at 95 in Accra Ghana

1312Arthur II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1262)

1965Le Corbusier, [Charles Jeanneret], Swiss/French architect, dies at 77

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