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 This day in History - January 27
427 Historic Events for January 27
1868

Cato Engelen-Sewing, Dutch soprano prima donna (Dutch Opera)

Birth
1869

Will Marion Cook, composer

Birth
1870

Manitoba and Northwest Territories incorporated

Event
1870

After accepting 15th amendment, VA is readmitted to Union

Event
1870

1st sorority (Kappa Alpha Theta) (DePauw U in Greencastle, Indiana)

Event
1872

Learned Hand, Albany NY, Chief judge (US Court of Appeals)

Birth
1880

Thomas Edison patents electric incandescent lamp

Event
1882

Giuseppe Prezzolini, Italy, writer (La Voce, La Cultura Italiano)

Birth
1885

Jerome Kern, NYC, Broadway composer (Showboat, Roberta)

Birth
1885

Eduard KĀnneke, German composer (Vetter aus Dingsda)

Birth
1886

1st British govt of Salisbury resigns

Event
1887

Carl Blegen, Minneapolis, archaeologist (excavator at Troy, Pylos)

Birth
1888

National Geographic Society organizes (Wash DC)

Event
1889

Ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65

Death
1889

Balthasar van der Pol, physicist (Comparison of Van der Pol)

Birth
1891

Mine explosion kills 109 at Mount Pleasant Pennsylvania

Event
1891

Ilja Ehrenburg, writer

Birth
1892

Mitya Stillman, composer

Birth
1893

James G Blaine, US minister of foreign affairs, dies at 62

Death
1894

Midwinter Fair opens in Golden Gate Park

Event
1894

1st college basketball game, U of Chicago beats Chicago YMCA 19-11

Event
1894

Fritz Pollard, early black NFL star (1920-26)

Birth
1895

Joseph Rosenstock, Cracow Poland, conductor (Nippon Phil Orch 1936-41)

Birth
1895

Claudio Carneyro, composer

Birth
1896

Tasmania bowl out Victoria for 65 for their 1st ever innings victory

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