Today is Friday, October 27, 2017.
1728 Captain James Cook, discovered the Sandwich Islands.
1782 Niccol• Paganini, composer, violin virtuoso
1798 H.F. Scherk --1885
1811 Issac Merrit Singer, invented 1st practical home sewing machine
1858 Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President (1901-1909)
1872 Emily Post, authority on social behavior, writer (Etiquette)
1914 Dylan Thomas
1920 Nanette Fabray
1923 Roy Lichtenstein
1924 Ruby Dee
1939 John Cleese, Monty Python
1946 Carrie Snodgress
1951 Jayne Kennedy
1787 The 'Federalist' letters started appearing in NY newspapers.
1795 Treaty of San Lorenzo, provides free navigation of Mississippi
1858 RH Macy & Co. opens 1st store, on 6th Avenue, New York City.
1896 1st Pali Road completed in Hawaii (the Pali is a cliff where the winds are so strong streams flow UP! Honest!).
1938 DuPont announces its new synthetic fiber will be called 'nylon'
1961 first Saturn makes an unmanned flight test
1971 Republic of the Congo becomes Zaire.
1972 Golden Gate National Recreation Area created.
1978 Menachim Begin & Anwar Sadat win the Nobel Peace Prize
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