Historical Events In July - 27
Friday, 29 September 2023
1816 On July - 27 uS troops destroy Ft Apalachicola, a Seminole fort, to punish Indians for harboring runaway slaves
1820 On July - 27 john Franklin Farnsworth, Brig General (Union volunteers)
1822 Joseph Supries, composer, dies at 60 on July - 27.
1824 The birth of Alexandre Dumas, French author on this day in history.
1824 On this day in history alexandre Dumas fils, France, playwright/novelist (Camille)
1828 Gilbert Charles Stuart, painter, dies on July - 27.
1830 On July - 27 revolution breaks out in Paris, opposing laws of Charles X
1833 Bartolommea Capitanio, Italian monastery founder/saint, dies at 26 on July - 27.
1836 Adelaide, South Australia founded on this day in history.
1837 US Mint opens in Charlotte, NC on July - 27.
1839 Chartist riots break out in Birmingham England on July - 27.
1840 Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on July - 27.
1841 On July - 27 mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov, poet/novelist, dies
1844 On July - 27 fire destroys the US mint at Charlotte, NC
1844 On July - 27 fire destroys US mint at Charlotte, NC
1844 John Dalton, Engl physicist/chemist (molecular theorist), dies at 77 on July - 27.
1848 Vladimir de Pachmann, painter on July - 27.
1857 Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge, orientalist/museum curator on July - 27.
1861 Union Gen George McClellan took command of Potamic Army on this day in history.
1861 Battle of Mathias Point, VA on July - 27.
1862 On this day in history steamer "Golden Gate" burns & sinks off west coast of Mexico
1862 On this day in history hurricane hits Canton; about 40,000 die
1864 Battle of Darbytown, VA (Deep Bottom, Newmarket Road) (Strawberry Plains) on July - 27.
1864 On July - 27 margaret E Breckinridge, US nurse/daughter of VP John, dies
1865 On this day in history welsh settlers arrive at Chubut in Argentina.
1866 On July - 27 atlantic telegraph cable successfully laid (1,686 miles long)
1866 Cyrus W. Field lays the first successful underwater telegraph cable connecting North America and Europe (after two failed attempts) on this day in history.
1870 Joseph Hilaire Pierre Belloc, England, author (Path to Rome) on July - 27.
1872 Stanislav Binicki, composer on July - 27.
1878 Th to de Weeme, painter on this day in history.
1879 C H F Peters discovers asteroid #200 Dynamene on July - 27.
1879 Francesco Gaeta, Italian poet (Il Libro Della Giovinezza) on this day in history.
1880 Battle of Maiwand, at which Dr Watson was wounded, breaks out on this day in history.
1880 On this day in history a P Abourne patents a process for refining coconut oil