Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Thursday 27 August 1914

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 27, 1914). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include William Hiltner and Julio Cortazar. Aftermath, directed by Elliot Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1914 or at August 27 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 27 August 1914 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 27 August 1914

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of the stars on this day


Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Elliot Lester

More info

A Florida Enchantment

Directed by: Sidney Drew

Starring: Sidney Drew, Edith Storey, Charles Kent, Mrs. Sidney Drew

Country: United States

More info

The Face on the Barroom Floor

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Cecile Arnold, Jess Dandy, Vivian Edwards

More info


Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Charles Bennett, Helen Carruthers, Edwin Frazee

More info

The Patchwork Girl of Oz

Directed by: J. Farrell MacDonald

Starring: Violet MacMillan, Frank Moore, Raymond Russell, Leontine Dranet

Country: United States

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 27 August 1914

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 27 August 1914!


Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 1914 ?

  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:
  • William Hiltner: American astronomer and astrophysicist who taught at the University of Chicago from 1943-70.
  • Julio Cortazar: Writer.
  • Catherine Marshall: Editor / writer.
  • Heidi Kabel: German musician and actress, most of whose stage roles were performed at the Ohnsorg-Theater in Hamburg, many of them in Low German.
See other famous people born on 27 August
Famous Deaths:
  • 2nd day of battle at Tannenberg: German bombs Usdau
  • US war reporter Richard H Davis visits Leuven

Search For Your Ancestors

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 27, 1914 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on August 27, 1914 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See astronomy profile for 27 August 1914

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 27 August 1914 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1914?

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 27 August 1914 is such a special date for you!