August 27

Lyndon Baines Johnson, 37th President of the United States, born

August 27, 1908

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Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen signed during French Revolution

August 27, 1789

Prince Fumimaro Konoye, Prime Minister of Japan, invites President Roosevelt to meet with him

August 27, 1941

Related Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Turning the Tide in the Pacific, 1941–1943
    Lesson Plan / History & Social Studies
    Lesson 1: Turning the Tide in the Pacific, 1941–1943

    In December 1941, Japanese armed forces launched a massive offensive, attacking targets as far East as Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and as far West as Burma. This lesson plan will focus on the overall strategies pursued by the Japanese and the Allies in the initial months of World War II in Asia and the Pacific.

  • Lesson 4: Victory in the Pacific, 1943–1945
    Lesson Plan / History & Social Studies
    Lesson 4: Victory in the Pacific, 1943–1945

    The U.S. victory over the Japanese Navy at Midway succeeded in stopping the Axis advance in the Pacific, and by early 1943 the Marines had driven the Japanese from Guadalcanal. This lesson will guide students through the military campaigns of the Pacific theater, tracing the path of the Allied offensives.