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 This day in History - August 27
400 Historic Events for August 27
1665

"Ye Bare and Ye Cubb" is 1st play, performed in N America (Acomac, Va)

Event
1666

Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)

Birth
1667

Adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, buried at 33

Death
1667

Earliest recorded hurricane in US (Jamestown Virginia)

Event
1719

John/Jean Nepveu, Dutch governor of Suriname (1768-79)

Birth
1730

Hamann, writer

Birth
1739

Michel Delalande, composer

Birth
1746

Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer, composer, dies

Death
1748

James Thomson, dies

Death
1752

Herman Muntinghe, Dutch theologist (History of Mankind)

Birth
1768

Anne-Fran‡ois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Maastricht)

Birth
1770

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, German philosopher/inventor (dialectic)

Birth
1776

British defeat Americans in Battle of Long Island

Event
1783

1st hydrogen balloon flight (unmanned); reaches 900 m altitude

Event
1788

Jacques Neeker names French minister of Finance

Event
1789

French Natl Assembly issues "Decl of Rights of Man and Citizen"

Event
1798

Battle at Castelbar, Ireland: French army hunts The English

Event
1799

English invasion army lands in North-Holland

Event
1809

Hannibal Hamlin, (R) 15th VP (1861-65)

Birth
1813

Battle of Dresden-Napoleon defeats Austrians

Event
1816

Lord Exmouth bombs Algiers, a refuge for Barbary pirates

Event
1824

Hiram Gregory Berry, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863

Birth
1826

Hermann Kipper, music teacher/critic/composer

Birth
1826

Frank Stillman Nickerson, Brig General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1827

Ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat, dies

Death