February 1827 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 7 Ballet (Deserter) introduced to US at Bowery Theater (NYC)
  • Feb 27 1st Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans
  • Feb 28 1st commercial railroad in US, Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) chartered

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 1 Alphonse de Rothschild, French banker
  • Feb 2 Abner Monroe Perrin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • Feb 2 Oswald Aschenbach, German painter
  • Feb 10 Peter J Savelberg, Dutch Limburgs monastery founder
  • Feb 19 Charles Robert Woods, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Newark, Ohio (d. 1855)
  • Feb 20 Edward Stuyvesant Bragg, American politician, lawyer and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Unadilla, New York (d. 1912)
  • Feb 22 James Barnet Fry, American historian and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Carrollton, Illinois (d. 1894)
  • Feb 24 Charles Davis Jameson, American politician and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Gorham, Maine (d. 1862)
  • Feb 27 Richard W Johnson, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Livingston County, Kentucky (d. 1897)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 17 Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Swiss educator (Leonard & Gertrude), dies at 81