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Wednesday, April 27, 2005

On this Day

Wednesday, April 27th
The 117th day of 2005
There are 248 days left in the year

Today's Highlights in History
On April 27, 1947, "Babe Ruth Day" at Yankee Stadium was held to honor the ailing baseball star.

On April 27, 1822, Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States and commander of the Union armies during the American Civil War , was born. Following his death on July 23, 1885, his obituary appeared in The Times. (Go to obit)

On April 27, 1867, Harper's Weekly featured a cartoon about house hunting and Moving Day. (See the cartoon and read an explanation.)

Reference: The New York Times

Signing Off. Until next time, I'll see ya on the Blog! drh.