1827 events in history

Feb 28 The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight
Mar 7 Brazilian marines unsuccessfully attack the temporary naval base of Carmen de Patagones, Argentina
Mar 7 Shrigley Abduction: Ellen Turner is abducted by Edward Gibbon Wakefield, a future politician in colonial New Zealand
Apr 7 John Walker, an English chemist, sells the first friction match that he had invented the previous year
Jul 4 Slavery is abolished in New York State
Aug 22 José de la Mar becomes President of Peru
Oct 1 Russo-Persian War: The Russian army under Ivan Paskevich storms Yerevan, ending a millennium of Muslim domination in Armenia
Oct 20 Battle of Navarino: a combined Turkish and Egyptian armada is defeated by British, French, and Russian naval force in the port of Navarino in Pylos, Greece
Oct 27 Bellini's third opera, Il pirata, is premiered at Teatro alla Scala di Milano