World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 This day in History - July 27
422 Historic Events for July 27
1781

Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani, composer

Birth
1783

Johann Philipp Kirnberger, German music theroist/violist, dies at 62

Death
1784

Andr‚-Georges-Louis Onslow, English/French composer (chamber music)

Birth
1789

Congress establishes Dept of Foreign Affairs (State dept)

Event
1794

Coup of thermidor/fall of Robespierre in Paris

Event
1795

Spain and France sign peace treaty

Event
1801

George Biddle Airy, 7th Astronomer Royal

Birth
1802

Benedikt Randhartinger, composer

Birth
1809

Battle at Talavera: British/Spanish army vs French army

Event
1811

Miguel Hidalgo y Castilla, Mexican priest/freedom fighter, executed

Death
1812

Thomas Lanier Clingman, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1897

Birth
1816

US troops destroy Ft Apalachicola, a Seminole fort, to punish Indians for harboring runaway slaves

Event
1820

John Franklin Farnsworth, Brig General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1822

Joseph Supries, composer, dies at 60

Death
1824

Alexandre Dumas fils, France, playwright/novelist (Camille)

Birth
1828

Gilbert Charles Stuart, painter, dies

Death
1830

Revolution breaks out in Paris, opposing laws of Charles X

Event
1833

Bartolommea Capitanio, Italian monastery founder/saint, dies at 26

Death
1835

GiosuŠ Carducci, Italy, poet (Nobel 1906)

Birth
1836

Adelaide, South Australia founded

Event
1837

US Mint opens in Charlotte, NC

Event
1839

Chartist riots break out in Birmingham England

Event
1840

Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1841

Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov, poet/novelist, dies

Death
1844

John Dalton, Engl physicist/chemist (molecular theorist), dies at 77

Death