This Day In History: 02/27/1827 - New Orleans Mardi Gras

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A recap of the historical events occurring on February 27th is given to us by Russell Mitchell in this video clip from "This Day in History". The return of President Nixon from his trip to China and Tiger Wood's first tournament are just two events. Along with those, in 1827 the French people of Louisiana were able to celebrate Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, for the first time after it became a state.

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