On This Day: August 27th
This is 240th day of the year and 126 days remain in the year.
The Kellogg-Briand Pact, outlawing war, was signed.
The U.S. launched the Mariner II space probe.
Mars made its closest approach to earth in 60,000 years.
August 27 BirthdaysLyndon B. Johnson1908–1973, Lyndon Baines Johnson was born in Stonewall, Tex., on Aug. 27, 1908.
Tom Fordfashion designer, film director
Man Rayphotographer, painter,
Charles G. Dawesstatesman
Frank Leahyfootball coach