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 This day in History - February 27
433 Historic Events for February 27
1746

Gian Francesco Fortunati, composer

Birth
1759

Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer

Birth
1779

Jan Nepveu, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1769-79), dies at 59

Death
1784

Elias Annes Borger, Dutch theologist/poet (To the Rhine)

Birth
1784

Job Plimpton, composer

Birth
1792

Don Joaquin B F Espartero, Spanish adventurer/fieldmarshal

Birth
1797

Benvenuto Robbio San Rafaele, composer, dies at 61

Death
1801

Washington DC placed under Congressional jurisdiction

Event
1802

William George Frederick Cavendish Bentinck, Lord George Bentinck

Birth
1803

Great fire in Bombay, India

Event
1805

Stefan Paluselli, composer, dies at 57

Death
1807

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Portland Maine, poet (Hiawatha)

Birth
1811

[Catherine] Mildred Lee, daughter of US general Robert E Lee

Birth
1813

1st federal vaccination legislation enacted

Event
1813

Congress authorizes use of steamboats to transport mail

Event
1814

Ludwig von Beethovens 8th Symphony in F, premieres

Event
1816

Dutch regain Suriname

Event
1822

Eugene Gautier, composer

Birth
1823

Ferdinand Van Derveer, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1892

Birth
1823

William Buel Franklin, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1903

Birth
1827

1st Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans

Event
1827

Richard W Johnson, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897

Birth
1832

Alfred Pollard Edward, Civil War journalist, died in 1872

Birth
1835

Richard Garnett, English author (Ananda the Miracle Worker)

Birth
1835

Charles Cartuyvels, Belgian pulprit orator

Birth