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 This day in History - April 27
356 Historic Events for April 27
1904

Ragnar Skrede, Norwegian poet (Lauvfall)

Birth
1905

World Exposition opens in Luik

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1905

Philip Radcliffe, composer

Birth
1905

Julian Stryjkowski, writer

Birth
1906

Mark Alexander Abrams, market researcher

Birth
1908

4th modern Olympic games opens in London

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1909

Muriel C Bradbrook, English writer (That Infidel Place)

Birth
1909

Sultan of Turkey Abdul Hamid II is overthrown

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1910

Belgian parliament rejects socialist motion for general voting rights

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1911

Colin Gordon, Ceylon, actor (John-Baron)

Birth
1911

Georges Dargaud, French publisher (Asterix, Tintin)

Birth
1912

Relief laws replaces those of 1854, in Netherlands

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1912

Franz Weyergans, Belgian literary (Les Gens Heureux)

Birth
1912

Frederick Rand Weissman, philanthropist

Birth
1912

Renato Rascel, actor (7 Hills of Rome, Secrets of Santa Vittoria)

Birth
1914

Albert Soboult, French historian

Birth
1915

Alexander N Skriabin, Russ pianist/composer (Prometheus), dies at 43

Death
1916

Jan Rychlik, composer

Birth
1918

John Alfred Scali, journalist/correspondent (ABC)

Birth
1918

Giants' 9-0 winning start and Dodgers' 0-9 losing streak are stopped

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1918

Willem N "Pim" Koot, pianist of Concert building (Oh, Lady! Lady!)

Birth
1918

Kirby Stone, NYC, jazz combo leader (Baubles Bangles and Beads)

Birth
1919

Walter Ritchie, sculptor

Birth
1920

Pogrom leader Petljoera declares Ukraine Independence

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1921

Hadjememaar, [Corn de Gelder] elected in Amsterdam

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