Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, July 27

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, July 27

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1909: During the first official test of the U.S. Army's first airplane, Orville Wright flew himself and a passenger, Lt. Frank Lahm, above Fort Myer, Va., for one hour and 12 minutes.

1921: Canadian researcher Frederick Banting and his assistant, Charles Best, succeeded in isolating the hormone insulin at the University of Toronto.

1975: The monthlong strike of Teamsters against The Pittsburgh Press, which also shut down the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, came to an end.

1994: The site for the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Roberto Clemente Park on the North Shore was dedicated.

2017: New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, in an interview published by The New Yorker, attacked chief of staff Reince Priebus and other White House officials in sometimes profane terms. …

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