27 August It Happened Today

1576  Death of Venetian painter Titian.

1813  Napoleon’s forces are victorious at the Battle of Dresden.

1908 Birth of US president Lyndon B Johnson.

1928 The Kellog-Briand Pact is signed by 15 nations condemning war.

1957  Birth of German golfer Bernhard Langer.

1975  Death of deposed Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie.

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