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 This day in History - June 27
381 Historic Events for June 27
1848

Zschokke, writer, dies

Death
1849

Harriet Hubbard Ayers, beauty cream maufacturer and expert/columnist

Birth
1850

Lafcadio Hearn, US, journalist/author (Chita)

Birth
1850

Jacob Adolf Hagg, composer

Birth
1850

Ivan Vazov, Bulgaria, poet/novelist/playwright (Under the Yoke)

Birth
1859

Mildred J Hill, composer/musician (Happy Birthday To You)

Birth
1859

Jean C Baud, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1834-36), dies at 69

Death
1862

Chatham Roberdeau Wheat, Confederate major, dies in battle at about 35

Death
1862

May Irwin, US comedienne/singer (Hot Time in the Old Town)

Birth
1862

-28] Battle at Garnett's/Golding's Farms, Virginia

Event
1862

Battle of Gaines' Mill, VA (Cold Harbor, Chickahominy Bluffs) Day 3

Event
1863

Skirmish at Fairfax (Courthouse) Virginia

Event
1863

Martin E Green, Confederate brig-general, shot dead at 38

Death
1864

Atlanta Campaign-Battle of Kennesaw Mountain GA

Event
1864

Charles Garrison Harker, US Union-brig-general, dies in battle at 26

Death
1867

Bank of Calif opens doors

Event
1869

Emma Goldman, anarchist/publisher (Mother Earth)

Birth
1872

Paul Laurence Dunbar, Dayton Ohio, poet/novelist (Oak and Ivory)

Birth
1876

Democratic Party elects Samuel Tilden as presidential candidate

Event
1876

1st NLer to get 6 hits in 9 inn game (Dave Force, Phila Athletics)

Event
1876

Christian G Ehrenberg, German zoologist (micro-organisms), dies at 81

Death
1878

Jean F Van Royen, Dutch bibliophile/secretary-general of PTT

Birth
1880

Helen Keller, Ala, blind-deaf author/lecturer had more sense than many

Birth
1882

Eduard Spranger, German psychologist/educator

Birth
1884

Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher (La psychanalyse du feu)

Birth