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Tuesday, March 27, 2007

EVENTS 3.27

by @ 1:00 am. Date Category: Events

Pontius Pilate condemned Jesus to death (30 CE)
Corkscrew patented
1st Cherry Tress planted on Potomac River
Rutles released
US Navy established (1794)
1st Fire Engine tested
North Sea oil rig disaster (1980)
Ponce de Leon reached Florida (1513)
Alaska Earthquake (1964)
Funky Winkerbean comic strip 1st published (1974)
1st Successful Blood Transfusion (1914)
Kerosene Oil patented
Plaster Cast invented
Scott of the Antarctic perished
1st Long Distance Phone Call made
Florida named (1513)
Eric Clapton and Patti Boyd married
“Great Revival” begins (1858)
Mutt and Jeff 1st met (1908)
Polish Solidarity strikes began (1981)
Kim Bassinger bought the town of Braselton, Georgia for $20 million (1989)
National Exchange Club established (Detroit, Michigan; 1911)
Ponce de Leon discovered Florida’s east coast (1513)
David Letterman pissed off the media with his “Uma . . . Oprah. Oprah . . . Uma.” bit hosting the Oscars (1995)
Supremes’ Stop! In the Name of Love reached No. 1 (1965)
Queen Elizabeth II made her 1st official visit to a pub (1998)
Mary of Burgundy, aka the Duchesse de Bourgogne, died after falling from her horse while falconing and breaking her back (1482)
German trade statute issued making it an offense to brew from 4/24 to 9/29, when brew-kettles placed under seal (1539)
Blue Ribbon lager beer trademarked by Pabst (1900)
Umpqua Brewing opened (Oregon; 1991)
Sunset Brewing (Nevada; 1998)

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