What Happened on March 27, 1915

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Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Typhoid Mary [Mary Mallon] is arrested and returned to quarantine on North Brother Island, New York after spending five years evading health authorities and causing several further outbreaks of typhoid

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Sharp, civil servant
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