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 This day in History - September 27
418 Historic Events for September 27
1906

William Empson, English poet/critic (Milton's God)

Birth
1907

Bernard Miles, British actor (In Which We Serve, Mermaid Theatre)

Birth
1908

Shiv Verma, soldier

Birth
1909

29th US Mens Tennis: W A Larned beats W J Clothier (61 62 57 16 61)

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1909

Jean Berger, composer

Birth
1910

Eve March, CA, actress (Curse of the Cat People)

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1910

Donald Lindsay, headmaster (Malvern College)

Birth
1910

1st test flight of a twin-engined airplane (France)

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1910

Giles William Playfair, writer

Birth
1911

Peter Muir Doig, politician

Birth
1912

W C Handy publishes "Memphis Blues" 1st Blues Song, 1912

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1912

Gerben Wagenaar, resistance fighter/Dutch Communist MP

Birth
1912

Tauno Marttinen, composer

Birth
1914

Cleveland 2nd baseman Nap Lajoie collects his 3,000th hit

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1915

R‚my de Gourmont, French critic/writer (Physique L'Amour), dies at 57

Death
1915

Kaspar C E Ritter von Zumbusch, German/Austrian sculptor, dies at 84

Death
1915

Conrad T van Deventer, Dutch jurist/MP (liberal), dies at 57

Death
1916

Samuel S Stratton, (Rep-D-NY, 1959- )

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1916

Emperor Lidj Jasu of Ethiopia flees

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1916

1st Native American Day celebrated, honoring American Indians

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1916

Emile A G Verhaeren, Belgian writer (Les Heures du Soir), dies at 61

Death
1917

EHC soccer team forms in Hoensbroek Neth

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1917

Louis Auchincloss, Lawrence NY, lawyer/novelist (Watchfires)

Birth
1917

Broadhurst Theater opens at 235 W 44th St NYC

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1917

Edgar Degas, painter, Paris

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