Historical Events in March 1827

  • Mar 7 Shrigley Abduction: Ellen Turner, a wealthy heiress in Cheshire, England, is abducted by Edward Gibbon Wakefield, a future politician in colonial New Zealand.
  • Mar 15 University of Toronto is chartered
  • Mar 16 First US newspaper, "Freedom's Journal" owned and operated by African Americans begins publishing in New York City

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Mar 29 20,000 attend Ludwig von Beethovens burial in Vienna