Historical Events for 27th August 2018

1549 – Battle of Dussindale: John Dudley Earl of Warwick destroys Robert Kett’s army, ending Kett’s rebellion in Norfolk, England
1634 – Battle of Nordingen: Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar loses Duchy of Franconia
1832 – Black Hawk, leader of Sauk-indians, gives himself up
1859 – 1st successful oil well drilled, near Titusville, Pennsylvania, by Edwin Drake
1939 – Nazi Germany demands Danzig and Polish corridor
1953 – “Roman Holiday”, starring Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, and Eddie Albert, is released
1977 – Army shoots on market vendor women in Conakry, Guinea
1978 – Yankee Catfish Hunter’s 6-2 win gives him a perfect 6-0 in Aug 1978
1982 – Rickey Henderson steals 119th base of season breaks Lou Brock’s mark
1984 – US President Ronald Reagan announces ‘Teacher in Space’ project

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