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 This day in History - July 27
422 Historic Events for July 27
1844

Fire destroys US mint at Charlotte, NC

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1848

Vladimir de Pachmann, painter

Birth
1848

Roland baron E”tv”s, Hungarian physicist

Birth
1857

Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge, orientalist/museum curator

Birth
1857

Jos‚ Celso Barbosa, Puerto Rico, found Federalist Party in 1900

Birth
1861

Union Gen George McClellan takes command from McDowell of Potamic Army

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1861

Battle of Mathias Point, VA - Rebel forces repel a Federal landing

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1861

Battle of St Augustine Springs, NM Terr

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1861

Confederate troops occupy Fort Fillmore, New Mexico

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1862

Steamer "Golden Gate" burns and sinks off west coast of Mexico

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1862

Hurricane hits Canton; about 40,000 die

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1864

Battle of Darbytown, VA (Deep Bottom, Newmarket Road) (Strawberry Plains)

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1864

Margaret E Breckinridge, US nurse/daughter of VP John, dies

Death
1866

Atlantic telegraph cable successfully laid (1,686 miles long)

Event
1867

Enrique Granados, L‚rida Spain, composer (Maria del Carmen)

Birth
1870

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Belloc, England, author (Path to Rome)

Birth
1872

Stanislav Binicki, composer

Birth
1877

Ern” [Ernst von] Dohn nyi, Hungary, composer (Msg to Posterity)

Birth
1878

Jean F van Royen, Dutch German secretary (PTT)

Birth
1878

Th to de Weeme, painter

Birth
1879

Francesco Gaeta, Italian poet (Il Libro Della Giovinezza)

Birth
1880

Battle of Maiwand, at which Dr Watson is wounded, breaks out

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1880

A P Abourne patents a process for refining coconut oil

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1880

Donald Crisp, Scotland, actor (How Green Was My Valley, Pollyana)

Birth
1880

Joseph Tinker, baseball Hall of Famer, 1/3 of fame double play combo

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