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.