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 This day in History - December 27
319 Historic Events for December 27
1761

Michael A Barclay de Tolly, Scot/Russ minister of War

Birth
1773

George Cayley, England, found science of aerodynamics

Birth
1800

John Goss, composer

Birth
1801

Guillaume L Baud, Dutch minister of Colonies (1848-49)

Birth
1802

Thomas Fearnley, Norway, landscape painter

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1803

John ACA van Nispen Sevenaer, Member of Dutch 2nd parliament (1848-75)

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1805

Belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Trois Femmes), dies at 65

Death
1814

James Henry Carleton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1873

Birth
1816

Eliakim Parker Scammon, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1894

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1822

John Roberts, composer

Birth
1822

Louis Pasteur, Dole France, bacteriologist (pasturization)

Birth
1825

Reinhold Finsterbusch, composer

Birth
1825

1st public railroad using steam locomotive completed in England

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1829

James Clay Rice, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864

Birth
1831

Lucius Fairchild, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1896

Birth
1831

Darwin begins his voyage on board HMS Beagle

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1831

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin departs England for South America

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1836

Worst English avalanche kills 8 of 15 buried (Lewes Sussex)

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1836

Stephen Fuller Austin, founder of state of Texas, dies at 43

Death
1836

Henricus Oort, Dutch theologist (Leidse translation)

Birth
1845

Ether 1st used in childbirth in US, Jefferson, Ga

Event
1845

Augusto de Oliviera Machado, composer

Birth
1850

Hawaiian Fire Dept established

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1852

Dom Joƒo G da Cƒmara, Portuguese journalist/songwriter

Birth
1855

Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist

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