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 This day in History - February 27
433 Historic Events for February 27
1910

Peter De Vries, Chicago, author (Reuben Reuben, Prick of Noon)

Birth
1912

Hugues Panassiā€š, French jazz saxophonist/author (Hot Club of France)

Birth
1912

Lawrence Durrell, Darjeeling India, writer (Alexandria Quartet)

Birth
1912

Lord Kitchener opens Khartoum-El Obeid (Nyala) railway

Event
1913

Adam Sedgwick, English zoologist (Peripatus), dies at 58

Death
1913

Irwin Shaw, US, novelist (Rich Man Poor Man)

Birth
1913

Frank Allaun, British MP (L)

Birth
1915

Arthur Gilson, Belgian attorney/minister of Defense (1958-..)

Birth
1917

John Connally, (Gov-D/R-Texas), shot in Kennedy motorcade

Birth
1919

1st public performance of Holst's "Planets"

Event
1919

Roman Haubenstock-Ramati, composer

Birth
1919

American Association for Hard of Hearing forms (NYC)

Event
1919

Lawrence Durrell, writer

Birth
1920

Alexandru D Xenopol, Romanian historian, dies at 72

Death
1920

David Vere Bendall, former diplomat

Birth
1920

Jose Melis, Havana Cuba, orch leader (Jack Paar Program)

Birth
1920

Reg Simpson, cricketer (prolific England opener 1948-55)

Birth
1921

US male Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger

Event
1921

Schofield Haigh, cricketer (Eng all-rounder 11 Tests 1898-1912), dies

Death
1921

Michael Fox, US, actor (Quincy, Dallas, Bold and the Beautiful)

Birth
1921

US female Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard

Event
1921

Andras Szollosy, composer

Birth
1922

G B Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh I/II," premieres in NYC

Event
1922

Mervyn Jones, author (Nobody's Fault, 5 Hungarian Writers)

Birth
1922

Supreme Court unanimously upheld 19th amend woman's right to vote

Event