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Arts & Entertainment

  • Fanny Crosby, the famed blind lyricist and poet, publishes her first work entitled A Blind Girl and Other Poems. [1]


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Deaths

  • July 27 - John Dalton - English chemist, famous for his research into his own color blindness. His theories were eventually disproven but Daltonism remains a common term for the condition.


References

  1. "Fanny Crosby:American Hymn Writer and Poetess]." New York Institute for Special Education. Accessed on March 18, 2008.
  2. "Harvey Washington Wiley, M.D.. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Accessed on June 2, 2008.