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 This day in History - September 27
418 Historic Events for September 27
1875

Grazia Deledda, Italy, novelist (Old Man of the Mtn-Nobel 1926)

Birth
1875

Edouard CorbiŠre, French captain/writer (Le Negrier), dies at 82

Death
1877

John Mercer Langston named minister of Haiti

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1879

Cyril M Scott, English pianist/composer/author (Heroic Suite)

Birth
1880

Jacques Thibaud, Bordeaux France, violinist (Caf‚ Rogue)

Birth
1881

William J Clothier, 1st pres of tennis hall of fame/(US Open-1906)

Birth
1881

Johanna "Annie" Bakker, Dutch revue-artist/singer/actress

Birth
1881

Ernest Samuel Williams, composer

Birth
1881

Chicago Cubs beat Troy 10-8 before record small "crowd" of 12

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1887

Anton Roemer, Dutch actor (Potasch and Perlemoer, Boefje)

Birth
1891

I Gontscharow, writer, dies

Death
1892

John Mylong, Austria, actor (Robot Monsters)

Birth
1892

Book matches are patented by Diamond Match Company

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1893

Joannes DM Cornelissen, Dutch historian (Hooft and Tacitus)

Birth
1894

Aqueduct racetrack opens in NY

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1895

George Raft, NYC, actor (Each Dawn I Die, Scarface, Some Like It Hot)

Birth
1896

Sam Ervin, (Sen-D-NC), Watergate committee chairman

Birth
1896

George Bender, Cleveland, (Rep/Sen-R-Oh)

Birth
1898

Vincent (Miller) Youmans, US composer/songwriter (Tea for Two)

Birth
1900

Victory Theater (Republic, Belasco) opens at 207 W 42nd St NYC

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1902

Miguel Aleman Valdes, Mexican attorney/president (1946-52)

Birth
1905

Vjekoslav Kaleb, Yugoslavia, writer (Splendor of the Fabric)

Birth
1905

Ernest Baier, Germany, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1936)

Birth
1905

1st published blues composition forms sale, WC Handy Memphis Blues

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1905

Boston's Bill Dinneen no-hits Chic White Sox, 2-0

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