August 27: Krakatoa Erupts With the Force of 1,300 Atomic Bombs

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August 27: The Story of a Special Day

The special occasion gift they’ll never throw away — a whole book for the price of a premium card! Over 10,000 words and 43 illustrations in 82 fun pages packed with fascinating trivia.

  • What happened in history?
  • Who was born?
  • Who died?

What happened on *your* special day? From celebrations around the world to significant moments in history, birthdays, zodiac signs, and all-month events, this ebook makes a perfect birthday present or anniversary gift — one that will be kept and remembered long after an ordinary birthday card has been forgotten!

On August 27 in history…

  • The volcano Krakatoa erupted with the force of 1,300 atomic bombs
  • The shortest war in history took place
  • The only World War I battle fought on American soil is fought!
  • August 27 is the birthday of Pee-Wee Herman, Martha Raye, C. S. Forester, Downtown Julie Brown, Lester Young, and LBJ…
  • and August 27 is the day that Le Corbusier, Margaret Bourke-White, Titian, Gracie Allen, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Lord Mountbatten, Haile Selassie, and W. E. B. Du Bois died.
  • August 27 is also Independence Day in Moldovia, Voluturnalia in ancient Rome, and National Banana Lovers Day in the United States!
  • And those are just a few of the many reasons why August 27 is a very special day!

A perfect birthday present or anniversary gift, “The Story of a Special Day” will make anyone feel special on his or her very special occasion. And if you’re a history enthusiast, a fan of actors or sports figures, or just interested in knowing more about the world around you, “The Story of a Special Day” makes a great addition to your bookshelf or e-reader device!

Look for upcoming titles covering each and every day of the year…because every day is a special day for someone you know!