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Historical Events in 1916 on the 27th
Date Event
Jan 27
Communist party "Spartacus Letters" 1st published in Berlin 
Apr 27
The British renew their assault on the Irish Volunteer position in Mount Street; shelling also sets the buildings on fire 
May 27
Groundbreaking begins on Hugh Grant Circle in Bronx 
May 27
President Wilson addresses the League to Enforce Peace, founded in 1915, and gives public support to the idea of a league of nations 
Aug 27
Romania declares war on Austria-Hungary 
Sep 27
1st Native American Day celebrated, honoring American Indians 
Sep 27
Emperor Lidj Jasu of Ethiopia flees 
Sep 27
Iyasu is proclaimed deposed as ruler of Ethiopia in a palace coup in favor of his aunt Zauditu. 
Oct 27
1st published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety) 
Oct 27
Battle of Segale: Negus Mikael, marching on the Ethiopian capital in support of his son Emperor Iyasus V, is defeated by Fitawrari abte Giyorgis, securing the throne for Empress Zauditu. 
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