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 This day in History - October 27
358 Historic Events for October 27
1844

Klas Arnoldson, Sweden, politician/pacifist (Nobel 1908)

Birth
1845

Josef V Sl dek, Czech poet (P¡sne Smutecn¡)

Birth
1848

Alexander Egorovich Varlamov, composer, dies at 46

Death
1858

RH Macy and Co opens 1st store, (6th Ave-NYC) Gross receipts $1106

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1858

Theodore Roosevelt, NYC, (R) 26th Pres (1901-09; Nobel 1906)

Birth
1863

Dutch railway to Harlingen opens

Event
1864

Andreas Randel, composer, dies at 58

Death
1864

Battle of Boydton Plank Road, VA (Burgess' Mill, Southside Railroad)

Event
1864

Battle of Fair Oaks, Va near Richmont

Event
1864

Battle of Newtonia, MI

Event
1864

Confederate ship Albemarle torpedoed/sinks

Event
1864

Siege of Petersburg, VA

Event
1867

Garibaldi marches on Rome

Event
1871

Boss Tweed (William Macy Tweed), Democratic leader of Tammany Hall, arrested after NY Times exposed his corruption

Event
1872

Emily Post, authority on social behavior/writer (Etiquette)

Birth
1873

Henry Tate, composer

Birth
1876

Jacqueline Royaards-Sandberg, actress (Un Soir Un Train)

Birth
1880

Theodore Roosevelt marries Alice Hathaway Lee, on his 22nd birthday

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1884

Architect Henry Hardenberghs Dakota-complex opens in NYC

Event
1886

Musical fantasy "Night on Bald Mountain," performed in Russia

Event
1889

Enid Bagnold, novelist (Chalk Garden, 1956 Award of Merit)

Birth
1892

Graciliano Ramos, Brazilian author/mayor of Palmeira

Birth
1892

Victor E van Vriesland, Dutch poet/critic (Mirror of Dutch Poetry)

Birth
1893

Hurricane hits coast between Savannah Ga and Charleston SC

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1893

Johan G Dancer, Dutch poet (Meetings)

Birth