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7/27/2020 1:15:00 PM
Today In History - July 27
Sir Walter Raleigh 
Sir Walter Raleigh 

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Today in History in 1586 Sir Walter Raleigh brings first tobacco to England from Virginia; in 1789 U.S. Congress establishes Department of Foreign Affairs (State Department); and in 1940 Billboard magazine starts publishing bestseller charts.

Our On This Day in history archives contains over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:

Historical Events

  • 1501 - Copernicus formally installed as canon of Frauenberg Cathedral
  • 1586 - Sir Walter Raleigh brings first tobacco to England from Virginia
  • 1789 - US Congress establishes Department of Foreign Affairs (State Department)
  • 1909 - Orville Wright tests 1st US Army airplane
  • 1940 - Billboard magazine starts publishing bestseller charts
  • 1940 - Bugs Bunny debuts in "Wild Hare"
  • 1960 - US Vice-president Richard Nixon nominated for presidential candidate at Republican convention in Chicago
  • 1965 - President Lyndon B. Johnson signs a bill requiring cigarette makers to print health warnings on all cigarette packages about the effects of smoking
  • 1987 - First expedited salvaging of Titanic wreck begins by RMS Titanic, Inc.
  • 1995 - In Washington, DC, the Korean War Veterans Memorial is dedicated.
  • 2012 - Queen Elizabeth II announces the opening of the London 2012 Olympics at the opening ceremony


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Famous Birthdays

  • 1906 - Leo Durocher, American baseball player and manager (Brooklyn Dodgers, NY Giants), born in West Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1931 - Jerry Van Dyke, Danville Ill, actor (My Mother the Car, Coach)
  • 1937 - Chuck Jackson, Latta SC, singer (Any Day Now, I Don't Want to Cry)
  • 1944 - Bobbie Gentry, Mississippi, singer/songwriter (Ode to Billy Joe)
  • 1948 - Peggy Fleming Jenkins, figure skater (Olym-gold-1968), born in San Jose, California
  • 1949 - Maureen McGovern, Youngstown Oh, singer (Got To Be a Morning After)
  • 1972 - Maya Rudolph, American actress and comedian

Famous Weddings

  • 1365 - Isabella of England marries Enguerrand of Coucy at Windsor
  • 1857 - Emperor of Mexico Maximilian I (25) weds princess Charlotte of Belgium (17) in Brussels
  • 1927 - Major Bernard Montgomery (29) marries widow Betty Carver
  • 1927 - British Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery (39) weds Elizabeth Carver in Chiswick, England
  • 1981 - British television: On Coronation Street, Ken Barlow marries Deirdre Langton, proving to be a national event with massive viewer numbers
  • 1986 - "Say Anything" director Cameron Crowe (29) weds "Heart" guitarist Nancy Wilson (32)
  • 1990 - NBA star Patrick Ewing (27) weds Rita Williams
  • 1991 - Rocker Jani Lane, (Warrant-Cherry Pie) marries model Bobbie Brown
  • 2006 - NASCAR driver Kurt Busch (27) weds Eva Bryan in Eastville, Virginia
  • 2014 - Actress and model Scheana Marie (29) weds longtime boyfriend Michael Shay at the Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Santa Susana, California

Famous Deaths

  • 1980 - Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran (1941-79), dies in Cairo at 60
  • 1981 - Billy [William] Wyler, US director (Ben Hur, Funny Girl), dies
  • 1996 - Peter James Frederick Green, CEO (LLoyd's of London), dies at 71
  • 2003 - Bob Hope, English-born American actor, comedian and entertainer (b. 1903)


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