Historical Events for 27th February 2019

1816 – Dutch regain Suriname from the French after the defeat of Napoleon
1872 – Charlotte Ray, 1st African American woman lawyer in USA, graduates from Howard University
1874 – Baseball 1st played in England at Lord’s Cricket Ground
1879 – Constantine Fahlberg discovers saccharin (artificial sweetener)
1912 – Lord Kitchener opens Khartoum-El Obeid (Nyala) railway
1965 – Dutch Marijnen government resigns
1967 – Antigua and St Christopher-Nevis become associated states of UK
1973 – Pope Paul VI publishes constitution motu proprio Quo aptius
1990 – Exxon Corp and Exxon Shipping are indicted on 5 criminal counts (Valdez)
2018 – Barbra Streisand reveals she has cloned her dog twice

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