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Today In History - August 27th
YearHistoric Event
1776Americans defeated by British in Battle of Long Island
17831st hydrogen-filled balloon ascent (unmanned)
18591st successful oil well drilled near Titusville Penn
1883Krakatoa west of Java blew apart; top that St. Helens!
1909Jack Chesbro's final game as a Yankee
1912Edgar Rice Burroughs' publishes Tarzan
1921Green Bay Packers granted NFL franchise
1928Kellogg-Briand Pact where 60 nations agreed to outlaw war
1938Yanks Monte Pearson no hits the Indians 13-0 DiMaggio hits 3 triples
1939Erich Warsitz makes 1st jet-propelled flight (in a Heinkel He-178)
1950General Foods blacklists Jean Muir of Aldrich Family as a communist
1962Launch of Mariner 2 which makes 1st Venus flyby
1977Toby Harrah & Bump Wills hit back-to-back inside-the-park-homers off Yankee Ken Clay at Yankee Stadium Rangers won 8-2
1978Yankee Catfish Hunter's 6-2 win gives him a perfect 6-0 in Aug 78
1982Soyuz T-7 returns to Earth
198520th Space Shuttle Mission - Discovery 6 launched

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