Historical Events In September - 27
Friday, 19 April 2019
1840 Alfred Thayer Mahan, US, naval officer (Influence of Sea Power) on this day in history.
1844 On this day in history charles Nodier, French writer (History du chien the Brisquet), dies
1852 George L Aiken's "Uncle Tom's Cabin," premieres in Troy, NY on September - 27.
1854 On this day in history the steamship liner Arctic sinks in the Atlantic Ocean, killing 300 people
1854 On this day in history steamship "Arctic" sinks with 300 people on board
1855 George F Bristow's "Rip Van Winkle," 2nd American opera, opens in NYC on this day in history.
1858 Giuseppe Peano, Italian mathematician, founder of symbolic logic on this day in history.
1862 On September - 27 the birth of Louis Botha, South African politician; PM of Transvaal
1862 On this day in history louis Botha, Greytown S Africa, 1st PM of South Africa (1910-19)
1863 On September - 27 jo Shelby's calvery in action at Moffat's Station, Arkansas
1863 On this day in history jo Shelby's cavalry in action at Moffat's Station, Arkansas
1864 On September - 27 battle at Pilot Knob (Ft Davidson), Missouri: 1700 killed/injured
1864 On this day in history alexander Cohen, Dutch anarchist/author
1866 Tryggve Andersen, Norwegian writer (Fra Cancelliraadens Dage) on this day in history.
1867 Rosa Lewis, society caterer/owner (Cavandish Hotel-England) on this day in history.
1868 On September - 27 alexander Walewski, French earl/duke/diplomat/Foreign minister, dies
1870 Henry TP Comstock, Canadian silver prospector, dies at 50 on September - 27.
1875 On September - 27 grazia Deledda, Italy, novelist (Old Man of the Mtn-Nobel 1926)
1877 John Mercer Langston named minister of Haiti on September - 27.
1879 Cyril M Scott, English pianist/composer/author (Heroic Suite) on this day in history.
1881 Chicago Cubs beat Troy 10-8 before record small "crowd" of 12 on this day in history.
1881 On September - 27 ernest Samuel Williams, composer
1887 Anton Roemer, Dutch actor (Potasch & Perlemoer, Boefje) on September - 27.
1889 New York's first real skyscraper opens at 50 Broadway with 13 stories on this day in history.
1891 I Gontscharow, writer, dies on this day in history.
1892 On September - 27 book matches are patented by Diamond Match Company
1892 On September - 27 john Mylong, Austria, actor (Robot Monsters)
1893 Joannes DM Cornelissen, Dutch historian (Hooft & Tacitus) on September - 27.
1894 New York's Aqueduct horse racing track opens on September - 27.
1894 Aqueduct racetrack opens in NY on September - 27.
1895 On September - 27 george Raft, NYC, actor (Each Dawn I Die, Scarface, Some Like It Hot)
1896 On this day in history george Bender, Cleveland, (Rep/Sen-R-Oh)
1898 Vincent (Miller) Youmans, US composer/songwriter (Tea for Two) on this day in history.
1900 Victory Theater (Republic, Belasco) opens at 207 W 42nd St NYC on September - 27.