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FEBRUARY 27

1901 Marino Marini (Italian Sculptor) Italian Artists
1935 Uri Shulevitz (Polish-American Children's Author, Illustrator Awarded the 1969 Caldecott Medal for The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship) Uri Shulevitz Artists 1969 Caldecott Medal for The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1860 Mathew Brady Photographs Presidential Candidate, Abraham Lincoln, Cooper Union in New York Matthew Brady Abraham Lincoln Photography Library of Congress History Channel
1932 State Accepts $100,000 Gift to Build the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Virginia Libraries & Museums Museums Philanthropy Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Virginia Historical Society
1964 Italian Government Seeks Ways to Prevent the Collapse of the Leaning Tower of Pisa Italy Leaning Tower of Pisa History Channel
1979 The U.S. Postal Service Issues a Stamp Commemorating John Steinbeck John Steinbeck U.S. Postal Service 1940 Pulitzer Prize for the Grapes of Wrath 1962 Nobel Prize for Literature First Day Cover Store

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