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 This day in History - March 27
430 Historic Events for March 27
1823

Samuel Kosciusko Zook, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1826

Jakob Haibel, composer, dies at 63

Death
1836

1st Mormon temple dedicated (Kirtland Ohio)

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1841

1st US steam fire engine tested, NYC

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1844

Alophus Washington Greely, US, Arctic explorer

Birth
1845

Wilhelm Konrad R”ntgen, Germany, discovered X-rays (Nobel 1901)

Birth
1847

Otto Wallach, Germany, chemist (Nobel 1910)

Birth
1848

John Parker Paynard originates medicated adhesive plaster

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1849

Joseph Couch patents steam-powered percussion rock drill

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1850

Wilhelm Bear, German banker/astronomer (Moon Map), dies at 53

Death
1851

Ruperto Chapi y Lorente, composer

Birth
1851

Paul-Marie-Theodore-Vincent d'Indy, Paris, comp (Symphonie C‚venole)

Birth
1854

Edgar Tinel, Flemish composer (Le Chant Gr‚gorien)

Birth
1855

Abraham Gesner patents kerosene

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1857

Karl Pearson, London England, mathematician

Birth
1857

Pearson, mathematician

Birth
1858

Peter Christian Lutkin, composer

Birth
1859

George Giffen, cricketer (one of Australia's greatest all-rounders)

Birth
1860

M L Byrn patents "covered gimlet screw with a 'T' handle" (corkscrew)

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1861

Black demonstrators in Charleston staged ride-ins on street cars

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1863

President Davis calls for this to be a day of fasting and prayer

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1863

Henry Royce, automobile founder (Rolls-Royce)

Birth
1865

Siege of Spanish Fort, AL-captured by Federals

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1866

Pres Johnson vetoes civil rights bill; it later becomes 14th amend

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1866

Andrew Rankin patents the urinal

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