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MAY 27

1819 Julia Ward Howe (New York City-born Author, Lyricist of the Battle Hymn of the Republic) Julia Ward Howe The Battle Hymn of the Republic American Civil War
1908 Harold Rome (Connecticut-born Songwriter) Connecticut Composers American Composers
1935 Ramsey Lewis (Chicago-born African-American Jazz Musician) Chicago Performing Artists Jazz African American Performing Artsts Internet Movie Database
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1963 The Album "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan," Featuring the Song "Blowin' in the Wind," Is Released Bob Dylan Folk Music New York Times

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