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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
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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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