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 This day in History - July 27
422 Historic Events for July 27
1909

Orville Wright tests 1st US Army airplane, flying 1h12m40s

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1909

Gianandrea Gavazzeni, conductor

Birth
1910

Julien Gracq, [Louis Poirier], French writer (Andr‚ Breton)

Birth
1910

Bea Marcia Anastasia verbrook Christoforides, writer

Birth
1911

Wilfrid Ewart Oulton, airman

Birth
1912

Igor Markevitch, Kiev Ukraine, conductor (Le Paradis Perdu)

Birth
1912

Vernon Elliott, musician/composer

Birth
1912

Hilde Domin, writer

Birth
1913

Vittorio Sereni, Italian poet (Diario d'Algeria)

Birth
1913

Belgian Philippe Thys wins Tour de France

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1913

Eva Jones, poet/novelist

Birth
1913

Mary Green, headmistress (Kidbrooke School)

Birth
1914

Roda JC soccer team forms in Kerkrade

Event
1915

Jack Iverson, Australian cricket mystery spinner (late 40's)

Birth
1916

Siegfried Reda, composer

Birth
1916

Kennan Wynn, NYC, actor (Dr Strangelove, Absent Minded Professor)

Birth
1916

Elbert "Skippy" Williams, tenor Sax player

Birth
1916

Asfa Wossen, Crown prince of Ethiopia/son of emperor Haile Selassi

Birth
1916

Charles Fryatt, British capt of SS Brussels, executed by Germans, dies

Death
1917

Moses Rascoe, blues Singer

Birth
1917

Robert Cowans, executive director (British Aerospace)

Birth
1917

John Cunningham, executive director (British Aerospace)

Birth
1918

Socony 200, 1st concrete barge in US, launched to carry oil, NY

Event
1918

Eero Aukusti Sipila, composer

Birth
1918

Leonard Rose, Washington DC, concert cellist (NY Phil 1943-51)

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