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 This day in History - April 27
356 Historic Events for April 27
1840

Edward Whymper, 1st to climb Matterhorn (1865)

Birth
1841

Imakita Kosen, 1st Zen teacher of D.T. Suzuki, found the awakening

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1857

Establishment of Jewish congregations in Lower Austria prohibited

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1859

"Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard

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1860

Thomas J Jackson is assigned to command Harpers Ferry

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1861

Georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer

Birth
1861

Johan M Skjoldborg, Danish writer (Dynaes-Digte)

Birth
1861

West Virginia secedes from Virginia after Virginia secedes from US

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1861

President Abe Lincoln suspends writ of habeas corpus

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1863

Battle of Streight's raid: Tuscumbia to Cedar Bluff, AL

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1865

Steamboat "Sultana" explodes in Mississippi River, kills up to 1,547. 1450 of 2000 paroled Union POWs on their way home are killed when river steamer "Sultana" blows up

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1865

Emile Erens, Dutch Hagiographer (Pastor of Ars)

Birth
1865

Cornell University (Ithaca NY) is chartered

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1867

Opera "Rom‚o et Juliette" is produced (Paris)

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1869

William Victor Harris, composer

Birth
1870

Heinrich Schliemann discovers Troi

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1871

Arthur Finlay Nevin, composer

Birth
1871

Sigismond Fortune Fran‡ois Thalberg, composer, dies at 59

Death
1872

Ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romanian politician/author, dies at 70

Death
1873

Harry M O'Connor, Chicago IL, actor (Stranger than Fiction)

Birth
1874

White League, Paramilitary white supremacist organization, forms

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1875

Freddie Fane, cricketer (Hobbs' 1st Test opening partner)

Birth
1875

Lumsden Hare, Ireland, actor (Oregon Trail, Desert Fox, Young Bess)

Birth
1875

Andr‚ Baillon, Belgian/French author (Un homme si simple)

Birth
1877

President Hayes removes Federal troops from LA, Reconstruction ends

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