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 This day in History - May 27
424 Historic Events for May 27
1878

Carlo Marsili, composer, dies at 49

Death
1878

6th Preakness: C Holloway aboard Duke of Magenta wins in 2:41.75

Event
1878

Australians Cricket 41 and 12-1 defeat MCC 33 and 19

Event
1879

Lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Watch on the Rhine, Let's Dance)

Birth
1881

Rudolf Pannwitz, German writer

Birth
1881

9th Preakness: T Costello aboard Saunterer wins in 2:40«

Event
1882

10th Preakness: T Costello aboard Vanguard wins in 2:44«

Event
1883

Czar Alexander III crowned in Moscow

Event
1884

Bax Brod, composer

Birth
1887

Frank Woolley, cricketer (long-running England left-arm all-rounder)

Birth
1887

Erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorw„rts)

Birth
1887

Emiel van der Straeten, Flemish playwright (Sudanese legends)

Birth
1887

Coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer, dies at 86

Death
1888

Louis Durey, composer

Birth
1891

Claude Adonai Champagne, composer

Birth
1892

Sara Heyblom, Dutch actress (Pygmalion, Fietsen naar de Maan)

Birth
1893

Audath Yisroel forms at Kattowitz (Katowice) Poland

Event
1894

Dashiell Hammett, Maryland, author (Sam Spade, Maltese Falcon)

Birth
1894

L F C‚line, writer

Birth
1894

Louis-Ferdinand C‚line, France, novelist (Journey to End of Night)

Birth
1895

Marij Kogoj, composer

Birth
1895

British inventor Birt Acres patents film camera/projector

Event
1896

Bay District Race Track closes

Event
1896

Tornado hit St Louis, killing 255 and leaving thousands homeless

Event
1896

Allard Pierson, theologist/philosopher/art historian/poet, dies

Death