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