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 This day in History - October 27
358 Historic Events for October 27
1728

James Cook, Scotland, captain/explorer, discovered Sandwich Islands

Birth
1739

Franz Ignaz Kaa, composer

Birth
1746

Georg Anton Kreusser, composer

Birth
1760

August W A Grave von Gneisenau, Prussian fieldmarshal

Birth
1762

Gijsbert K van Hogendorp, Dutch count/minister of Foreign affairs

Birth
1771

Johann Gottlieb Graun, composer, dies

Death
1775

Traugott Maximilian Eberwein, composer

Birth
1775

US Navy forms

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1781

Herman-Fran‡ois Delange, composer, dies at 66

Death
1782

Niccol• Paganini, Genoa It, composer/violin virtuoso (Princess Lucca)

Birth
1787

Federalist letters start appearing in NY newspapers

Event
1795

Treaty of San Lorenzo, provides free navigation of Mississippi

Event
1796

Anton Thadaus Johann Nepomuk Stamitz, composer, dies at 45

Death
1800

Benjamin Franklin Wade, MC (Union), died in 1878

Birth
1809

Peter "Peerke" Donders, Dutch RC missionary to Suriname

Birth
1810

US annexes West Florida from Spain

Event
1811

Issac Merrit Singer, inventor (1st practical home sewing machine)

Birth
1817

Antoni Katski, composer

Birth
1822

Christian Frederich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer, dies at 55

Death
1828

Jacob Dolson Cox, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900

Birth
1829

Christopher Columbus Andres, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1830

Major-General Baron D Chass‚ bombs Antwerp (Belgium revolution)

Event
1833

Ferdinand Franzl, composer, dies at 66

Death
1841

P J Edvard Backstr”m, Swedish writer

Birth
1842

Giovanni Giolitti, 5x premier of Italy (1892..1921)

Birth