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Iyyar 27

42nd day of the Omer

Start of Kurdistani annual pilgrimage to the tomb of prophet Nahum in Mosul

Independence of Judea under Simeon I, 143 BCE

Theresienstadt camp liberated, 1945

Jewish oath abolished in Saxony, 1840

Death of evil Adolph Eichmann, executed, 1962

Death of R. Abraham Samuel Bacharach, Worms, 1615

Death of Isaac Hirsch Weiss, 1905, Dor Dor Ve-Dorshav

Death of Jacob Fichman, poet, 1958

Birth of Bob Dylan (Robert Zimmerman), musician and activist, 1941

Birth of Jacob Solomon Bartholdy, Prussian statesman, convert, 1779

Birth of Lewin Gold Schmidt, professor, prominent jurist, 1829

Death of Jacob Bernays, philologist, archaeologist professor, Bonn, 1881

Death of Philipp, Baron de Schey, financier, Vienna, 1881

Death of R. Jonas Wiesner, author, Nachod, 1889

Death of Joseph Neuwirth, Mariagrun, Styria, 1895