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 This day in History - August 27
400 Historic Events for August 27
1828

Eise J Eisinga, constructed planetarium at Franeker, dies at 84

Death
1828

Uruguay gains independence during Brazil-Argentina peace talk

Event
1830

Louis H J Cond‚, French prince, commits suicide at 74

Death
1832

James Alexander Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

Birth
1832

Black Hawk, leader of Sauk-indians, gives himself up

Event
1835

Albijn van de Abeele, Flemish author/mayor/painter

Birth
1837

Heinrich Urban, composer

Birth
1839

Emory Upton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1881

Birth
1840

William Kneass, 3rd US chief engraver (1824-40), dies in office

Death
1841

Ignaz Xaver von Seyfried, composer, dies at 65

Death
1846

Gottfied Wilhelm Fink, composer, dies at 63

Death
1846

Frantiszek Scigalski, composer, dies at 64

Death
1847

Gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bridge

Birth
1849

Manuel Acu¤a, Mexican poet (Nocturno)

Birth
1855

Francisco Eduardo da Costa, composer, dies at 36

Death
1856

Iwan Franko, writer

Birth
1858

Giuseppe Peanoin Cuneo, Piemonte Italy, mathematician

Birth
1859

1st successful oil well drilled, near Titusville, Penn by Edwin Drake

Event
1861

Battle of Cape Hatteras SC-Union troops take Ft Clark

Event
1862

Battle of Cub Run, VA

Event
1865

Charles Gates Dawes, (R) 30th VP (1925-29, Nobel 1925)

Birth
1865

Emmuska Orczy, British writer (Scarlet Pimpernel)

Birth
1865

Jozef Nowakowski, composer, dies at 64

Death
1867

Karol Katski, composer, dies at 51

Death
1867

Umberto Giordano, composer

Birth