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 This day in History - January 27
427 Historic Events for January 27
1710

Czar Peter the Great sets 1st Russian state budget

Event
1715

Vaclav Kalous, composer

Birth
1720

Samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)

Birth
1723

Johann A Cramer, prime minister/poet

Birth
1731

Bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori, Ital piano builder, dies at 75

Death
1736

Abdication of Stanislas, last king of Poland

Event
1756

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austria, musical prodigy/composer (Figaro)

Birth
1763

John Theodor of Bavaria, prince-bishop of Liege/cardinal, dies

Death
1775

Manuel del Popolo Vicente Rodriguez Garc¡a, Spanish tenor/composer

Birth
1775

Friedrich von Schelling, Germany, philosopher (Views on Christianity)

Birth
1778

Piccinni's opera "Roland" premieres, Paris

Event
1784

Martin-Joseph Mengal, composer

Birth
1785

1st US state university chartered, Athens Georgia

Event
1802

Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg, composer, dies at 42

Death
1805

Samuel Palmer, London, painter/etcher (Valley of Vision)

Birth
1806

Juan Cris¢stomo Arriaga y Balzola, Spanish composer

Birth
1808

David F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life)

Birth
1814

Johann Gottlieb Fichte, philosopher, dies

Death
1814

Philip Astley, theatre manager, dies

Death
1816

Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood/admiral, dies

Death
1822

Thomas Leiper Kane, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883

Birth
1823

Pres Monroe appoints 1st US ambassadors to South America

Event
1823

Edouard-Victoire-Antoine Lalo, France, composer (Symphonie Espagnole)

Birth
1824

Jozef Isra‰ls, Dutch painter

Birth
1826

Richard Taylor, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1879

Birth