August 27th is officially Banana Lovers Day and Just Because Day.
Today marks the 239th day of the year. We now have only 126 days left until the end of the year.
People who were born on this day share the Virgo zodiac sign.
In years gone by there have been many terrible fatal disasters that shook the world on this day, but it’s not all doom and gloom… here we’ll also cover some more entertaining events and even what celebrities were born on this day.
Did you know that on this day in 1881, Hurricane Five struck Florida with winds of 105 mph? The death toll was estimated at 700 fatalities, making this one of the most deadly hurricanes to hit the United States.
Keep reading for more facts about August 27th in history!
What Happened On August 27 In History?
Jessi Combs broke the female fastest land speed record when her jet-powered vehicle reached a speed of 522.783 mph (841.338 kph).
Combs was the first person to break the female land speed record in 40 years. Sadly Combs died while breaking the record due to a wheel failure.
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