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February 28, 1827
The incorporation of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad as America's first commercial transporting railroad of people and freight takes place.
March 7, 1827
Carmen de Patagones, Argentina's temporary naval base is attacked by Brazilian marines who are defeated by the locals.
March 7, 1827
The abduction of heiress Ellen Turner by future politician of New Zealand Edward Gibbon Wakefield takes place.
March 16, 1827
The establishment of the Freedom's Journal by John Russwurm as America's first African-American owned newspaper takes place in New York City.
April 7-8, 1827
Argentine vessels are defeated by the Brazilian Imperial Navy during the Battle of Monte Santiago.
April 10, 1827
The succession of Lord Liverpool by George Canning for British Prime Minister takes place.
Apr 26 - May 24, 1827
The first Transatlantic Crossing by steam is made by the Curaçao paddle steamer of the Royal Netherlands Navy.
May 20 - Jul 9, 1827
The Ottoman Viceroy Mehmet Ali Pasha of Egypt presents Zarafa the giraffe to King Charles X of France as the first giraffe in Europe for over three centuries.
May 21, 1827
The establishment of the Maryland Democratic Party by Andrew Jackson's supporters takes place in Baltimore.
May 25, 1827
A French patent is granted to Petrache Poenaru for the first fountain pen containing a replaceable ink cartridge.
July 14, 1827
The establishment of the Diocese of Honolulu takes place.
July 6, 1827
The Treaty of London, demanding that the Turks agree to an armistice in Greece, is made between France, Britain, and Russia during the Greek War of Independence.
September 4, 1827
The majority of the city of Turku is destroyed by the Great Fire in Finland.
September 20, 1827
A land grant is approved for 215 acres on the north bank of Rio Grande, building the first residency on what is now El Paso, Texas.
October 20, 1827
The Turko-Egyptian fleet in Greece is destroyed by British, French, and Russian naval forces during the Battle of Navarino in the Greek War of Independence.