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 This day in History - February 27
433 Historic Events for February 27
1898

Rutkowski Bronislaw, composer

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1899

Charles H Best, Maine, physiologist/co-discoverer (Insulin)

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1899

Ian Keith, Boston MA, actor (Rochefort-3 Musketeers)

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1899

Sulo Nikolai Salonen, composer

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1900

British Labour Party forms

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1900

Battle at Pietershoogte

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1900

Boer General Cronj‚ surrenders to English in Pardenberg, South-Africa

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1901

NL Rules Committee decrees that all fouls are to count as strikes except after two strikes

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1901

Marino Marini, Italian sculptor/painter

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1902

John Steinbeck, Salinas Calif, author (Grapes of Wrath-Nobel 1962)

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1902

Gene Sarazen, Harrison NY, PGA golfer (Masters 1935, US Open 1922, 32)

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1902

Ethelda Bleibtrey, 100m/300m US swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-1920)

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1903

Reginald Gardiner, Wimbledon England, actor (Great Dictator)

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1904

James Thomas Farrell, US, author (Studs Lonigan trilogy)

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1904

Renaat Verheijen, Flemish actor/director (Innocent Heart)

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1905

Charles de Keukeleire, Belgian director (Evil Eye)

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1905

Franchot Tone, Niagara Falls NY, actor (Dr Freeland-Ben Casey)

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1906

France and Britain agree to joint control of New Hebrides

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1906

H Algernon F "Algy" Rumbold, English diplomat (S Africa/Tibet)

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1906

Alexander Matheson, NZ cricket pace bowler (2 Tests 1930-31)

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1907

Gerhard Alexander, [Veldheer], Dutch actor (Prince Willem of Orange)

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1908

Sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954)

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1908

Star #46 was added to US flag for Oklahoma

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1909

Elisabeth Welch, singer (Song of Freedom, Over the Moon)

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1910

Joan Bennett, Palasades NJ, actress (Little Women, Disraeli)

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