AUGUST 27 — MARGARET BOURKE-WHITE
Socially committed photo-journalist, adventurer.
Above: Photo of Ghandi by Margaret Bourke-White.
AUGUST 27, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
FEAST OF INCANDESCENT REBELLION.
ALSO ON AUGUST 27 IN HISTORY…
1587 — John White loses 110 colonists at Roanoke, Virginia. Gone to Croatan?
1665 — “The Bare and Ye Cub” first European play staged in North America.
1770 — German Idealist philosopher G. W. F. Hegel born, Stuttgart, Württemberg.
1890 — Surrealist photographer Man Ray born, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1963 — Black American radical W. E. B. DuBois dies, Accra, Ghana.
1971 — American photographer Margaret Bourke-White dies, New York City.