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 This day in History - February 27
433 Historic Events for February 27
1874

Baseball 1st played in England, at Lord's Cricket Grounds

Event
1874

Max Ettinger, composer

Birth
1877

US Electoral College declares R Hayes winner presidential election

Event
1879

Jose Sancho Marraco, composer

Birth
1879

Constantine Fahlberg discovers saccharin (artificial sweetener)

Event
1881

Battle at Amajuba, S Afr: Boers vs Brit army under Gen Colley

Event
1881

Luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician

Birth
1881

George Colley, British governor of Natal/general, dies in battle at 46

Death
1881

Sveinn Bj‚ÄĚrnsson, 1st president of Iceland (1944-52)/poet (Figur ild)

Birth
1883

Oscar Hammerstein patents 1st cigar-rolling machine

Event
1886

Hugo L Black, Ala, (Sen-D-Ala)/78th Supreme Court justice (1937-71)

Birth
1887

James D Innes, English painter

Birth
1887

Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53

Death
1888

Lotte Lehmann, Perleberg Germany, soprano (Fidello)

Birth
1890

D Needham and P Kerrigan box 100 rounds (6 h 39 m), SF; match is draw

Event
1891

Georges E Migot, French composer

Birth
1891

David Sarnoff, US, radio/TV pioneer/CEO (RCA)

Birth
1892

William Demarest, St Paul Minn, actor (Uncle Charlie-My 3 Sons)

Birth
1893

Ralph Linton, US cultural anthropologist (Tree of Culture)

Birth
1893

Joseph Messner, composer

Birth
1894

Robert-Lucien Siohan, composer

Birth
1895

Edward Brophy, actor (Champ, Dumbo, Great Guy, Cameraman, Doughboys)

Birth
1897

G Paul H Schuitema, graphic designer/photographer (System-O-Color)

Birth
1897

Bernard F Lyot, French astronomer (Lyot filter)

Birth
1898

Allison Danzig, sports writer (Tennis Pictorial History)

Birth