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Today is August 27.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
William Jefferson Adair (1830-1846) Samuel Jefferson Adair (1806-1889) Jemima Catherina Mangum (1809-1848) Pickens County, Alabama
Eleanor Ashenden (1853-1878) William Ashenden (1829-1867) Sarah Blackman (1834-1877) Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia
Donald George Bradman (1908-2001) George Bradman (1875-1961) Emily Whatman (1871-1944) Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
Anne Buckley (1819-1905) James Buckley (1786-1836) Mary Hitchen (1786-1855) Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Anne Marie of Orléans (1669-1728) Philippe I of Orléans (1640-1701) Henrietta Anne Stuart (1644-1670) Château de Saint-Cloud
Richard Carter (1835-1914) Ambrose Carter (1785-aft1834) Catherine Sewell (c1808-aft1834) Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Francis F. Case (1902-1982) Ellery, Chautauqua County, New York, United States
Dorothy Cavendish (1750-1794) William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire (1720-1764) Charlotte Elizabeth Boyle, 6th Baroness Clifford (1731-1754)
Leslie Maxwell Churchill (1910-2001) Nathaniel Churchill (1877-1945) Ida Blanche Fowler (1883-1964) Crookwell, New South Wales, Australia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Hannah Abbot (1789-1871) William Abbot (1748-1793) Phebe Ballard (1752-1846) Amherst, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States 82
Martha J. Bankston (1846-1910) Levi Harrison Bankston (1816-1900) Sarah Magee (1821-1900)
Joseph Henry Barsden (1799-1873) Joseph Barsden (c1773-aft1799) Sarah (bef1784-c1800) Kelso, New South Wales, Australia 74
Abigail Baxter (1634-1692) Gregory Baxter (1606-1659) Margaret Paddy (1609-1661) Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Joes Beckering (1630-1680) Mettingen
Margit Bohus (1876-1939) László Bohus (1839-1914) Berta Görgey (1850-1934) Világos, Arad County, Romania
Francis Walter Booby (1897-1979) Charles Booby (1847-1910) Charlotte Fuller (1854-1937) 82
David Brown (1848-1930) John Brown (1821-1896) Sarah Jane Alcorn (1826-1908) Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 82
Sarah Jane Cameron (1859-1917) William Cameron (1838-1904) Sarah Jane Hollis (c1844-1884) "Fern Hill", Forbes River, New South Wales, Australia 58
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with-g1 Wedding1 place
Mary Ann Adams (1831-1903) John Adams (c1797-1859) Sarah Bankin (1814-1878) Robert Sherringham (1827-1854) St Marys, New South Wales, Australia
Philip Anstruther (1802-1862) Robert Anstruther (1757-aft1801) Anne Nairne (bef1801-1804) Mary Frances Stewart-Mackenzie (1819-1913)
Eleanor of Sicily (1325-1375) Peter II of Sicily (1305-1342) Elisabeth von Kärnten (1298-aft1347) Pedro IV of Aragon (1319-1387) Valencia
O. Carl W. of Sweden (1861-1951) Oscar II of Sweden (1829-1907) Sophia von Nassau (1836-1913) Ingeborg of Denmark (1878-1958) Copenhagen
Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr. (1942) Joseph Robinette Biden (1915–2002) Catherine Eugenia (Jean) Finnegan (1917-2010) Neilia Hunter (1942-1972)
Harald Brunswik Eugen Brunswik (1898-c1980) Elisabeth Brunswik geb. Netal Waltraut Brunswik geb. Christian
Lazare Hippolyte Carnot (1801-1888) Lazare Nicolas Marguerite Carnot (1753-1823) Sophie Marie Jacqueline Josèphe Dupont (1764-1813) Jeanne Marie Grâce Claire Dupont (1816-1897) Chabanais, France
John Chandler (1762-1841) Joseph Chandler (bef1745) Lydia Eastman (1726-1820) Mary Whittier (1764-1846)
Karolina Marie Chotková of Chotkov and Vojnín (1837-1901) Vilém Chotek von Chotkov und Vojnín (1803-1850) Louise von Ugarte (1813-1887) Karl von Lützow (1830-1892) Venice, Province of Venice, Veneto, Italy
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

  Father Mother Joined with-g2 Wedding2 place
Hendrik Bentinck (1563-1639) Eusebius Bentinck (-1584) Sophia van Ittersum (-1624) Anne Beninga (-aft1614)
Gijsbert Bleijenberg (c1844-1933) Derk Bleijenberg (c1806-1867) Geertruida van der Poel (c1808-1880) Willemijntje Molenbeek (c1861-) Veenendaal, Utrecht, Netherlands
Henry Paget, 2nd Marquess of Anglesey (1797-1869) Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey (1768-1854) Caroline Elizabeth Villiers (1774-1835) Henrietta Maria Bagot (1815-1844) Pimlico, London, England, United Kingdom
Karl IX of Sweden (1550-1611) Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560) Margaret Eriksdotter Leijonhufvud (1514-1551) Christina von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1573-1625)
Johann VII. von Nassau-Siegen (1561-1623) Johann VI. von Nassau-Dillenburg (1535-1606) Elisabeth von Leuchtenberg (1537-1579) Margarethe von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plön (1583-1658) Rotenburg
Ludwig XVI. von Oettingen (1508-1569) Ludwig XV. von Oettingen (1486-1557) Maria Salome von Hohenzollern (1488-1548) Susanne von Mansfeld (?-1565)
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