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 This day in History - November 27
379 Historic Events for November 27
1826

John Walker invents friction match in England

Event
1830

Harrison Millard, composer

Birth
1836

Carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer, dies

Death
1839

American Statistical Association organizes in Boston

Event
1840

Aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet/friend of Tsjaikovski [OS=11/15]

Birth
1843

Opera "Bohemian Girl" is produced (London)

Event
1854

Aloys L earl von Aehrenthal, Austrian minister of Foreign affairs

Birth
1862

Alexander Early Stone, Confederate (brig-general?), dies in battle

Death
1863

Battle of Payne's Farm, VA

Event
1863

-29] Battle at Fort Esperanza Texas

Event
1864

2nd day of Battles at Waynesboro, Georgia

Event
1865

Jos‚ Asunci¢n Silva, Colombia, poet (Nocturno III)

Birth
1867

Margaret Ruthven Lang, composer

Birth
1868

Battle at Washita-Gen Custer defeats Cheyennes

Event
1868

Black Kettle, [Motavato], Cheyenne chief, dies

Death
1870

NY Times dubs baseball "The National Game"

Event
1870

Juho Kusti Paasikivi, president Finland

Birth
1874

Charles A Beard, American historian (American Continentalism)

Birth
1874

Chaim Weizmann, Israeli statesman (1st President)

Birth
1875

Wladyslaw Orkan, [Szmaciarz-Smreczynsky], Pol author (Nowele Zebrane)

Birth
1877

Burkina adopts its constitution

Event
1878

Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer

Birth
1879

Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer

Birth
1884

Franziska "Fanny" Elssler, Austrian ballerina/choreography, dies at 74

Death
1885

Earliest photograph of a meteor shower made

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