Today in History – June 27

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Today in History – June 27

British scientist James Smithson died on June 27, 1829. He left an endowment “to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men.” Continue reading.

Paul Laurence Dunbar was born on June 27, 1872, in Dayton, Ohio. Continue reading.

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