What Happened on April 27, 1904

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Historical Events

AustraliaFirst Labour Government

The Australian Labor Party under Prime Minister Chris Watson becomes the first Labor government in the world
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Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur F. Burns, American economist and chairman (Federal Reserve Board), born in Stanislau, Austria-Hungary (d. 1987)
  • Cecil Day-Lewis, Irish poet (British Poet Laureate 1968-72) and detective writer (Nicholas Blake), born in Ballintubbert, Queen's County (d. 1972)
  • Ragnar Skrede, Norwegian poet (Lauvfall)