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January 27th, 2008 (January 27 2008)DeathGordon B. Hinckley, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (born in 1910) Jesus Christ Quotes
January 27th, 2008 (January 27 2008)DeathSuharto, President of Indonesia (born in 1921)
January 27th, 2008 (January 27 2008)DeathLouie Welch, mayor of Houston (born in 1918)
January 27th, 2007 (January 27 2007)DeathTige Andrews, American actor (born in 1920)
January 27th, 2007 (January 27 2007)DeathYang Chuan-kwang, Taiwanese athlete (born in 1933)An Wang Quotes
January 27th, 2006 (January 27 2006)DeathJohannes Rau, 8th President of Germany (born in 1931)
January 27th, 2006 (January 27 2006)DeathGene McFadden, American singer and songwriter (born in 1948)
January 27th, 2006 (January 27 2006)DeathJean-Christophe Lafaille, French mountaineer (disappeared) (born in 1965)
January 27th, 2004 (January 27 2004)DeathJack Paar, American television show host (born in 1918)
January 27th, 2004 (January 27 2004)DeathSalvador Laurel, Vice President of the Philippines (born in 1928)
January 27th, 2003 (January 27 2003)DeathHenryk Jablonski, President of Poland (born in 1909)
January 27th, 2003 (January 27 2003)DeathLouis Archambault, Quebec sculptor (born in 1915)
January 27th, 2001 (January 27 2001)DeathStavros Damianides, Greek musician (born in 1941)
January 27th, 2000 (January 27 2000)DeathFriedrich Gulda, Austrian pianist (born in 1930)
January 27th, 1998 (January 27 1998)EventTrajan becomes Roman Emperor after the death of Nerva.
January 27th, 1998 (January 27 1998)DeathNerva, Roman Emperor (born in 35)
January 27th, 1997 (January 27 1997)DeathGerald Marks, American songwriter (All of Me) (born in 1900)
January 27th, 1996 (January 27 1996)EventColonel Ibrahim Bare Mainassara deposes the first democratically elected president of Niger, Mahamane Ousmane, in a military coup.
January 27th, 1996 (January 27 1996)EventGermany first observes International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
January 27th, 1996 (January 27 1996)DeathRalph Yarborough, American politician (born in 1903)
January 27th, 1994 (January 27 1994)DeathClaude Akins, American actor (born in 1918)
January 27th, 1993 (January 27 1993)DeathAndre the Giant, French professional wrestler and actor (born in 1946)
January 27th, 1989 (January 27 1989)DeathThomas Sopwith, British aviation pioneer (born in 1888)
January 27th, 1989 (January 27 1989)DeathBayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor (born in 1918)
January 27th, 1988 (January 27 1988)BirthKerlon Moura Souza, Brazilian footballer
January 27th, 1988 (January 27 1988)DeathMassa Makan Diabate, Malian author (born in 1938)
January 27th, 1987 (January 27 1987)BirthLily Donaldson, British model
January 27th, 1987 (January 27 1987)BirthKaty Rose, American pop singer
January 27th, 1987 (January 27 1987)BirthZuleidy Spanish porn star
January 27th, 1986 (January 27 1986)DeathLilli Palmer, German-born actress (born in 1914)
January 27th, 1984 (January 27 1984)BirthDavetta Sherwood, American actress
January 27th, 1983 (January 27 1983)EventPilot shaft of the Seikan Tunnel, the world s longest subaqueous tunnel (53.85 km) between the Japanese islands of Honshu and Hokkaido breaks through.
January 27th, 1983 (January 27 1983)BirthCarlo Colaiacovo, Canadian ice hockey player
January 27th, 1983 (January 27 1983)BirthGavin Floyd, American baseball player
January 27th, 1983 (January 27 1983)BirthMike Zagurski, American baseball player
January 27th, 1983 (January 27 1983)DeathLouis de Funes, French actor (born in 1914)
January 27th, 1981 (January 27 1981)BirthAlicia Molik, Australian tennis player
January 27th, 1980 (January 27 1980)BirthMarat Safin, Russian tennis player
January 27th, 1980 (January 27 1980)BirthChanda Gunn, ice hockey player
January 27th, 1979 (January 27 1979)BirthDaniel Vettori, New Zealand cricketer
January 27th, 1979 (January 27 1979)BirthRosamund Pike, British actress
January 27th, 1979 (January 27 1979)BirthMario Fatafehi, American-born Canadian Football League player
January 27th, 1979 (January 27 1979)DeathQalander Ba Ba Auliya, Sufi master (born in 1898)
January 27th, 1978 (January 27 1978)BirthPete Laforest, Canadian baseball player
January 27th, 1976 (January 27 1976)BirthClint Ford, American voice actor
January 27th, 1976 (January 27 1976)BirthAhn Jung-Hwan, Korean football player
January 27th, 1976 (January 27 1976)BirthRuby Lin, Taiwanese actress and singer
January 27th, 1975 (January 27 1975)DeathBill Walsh, American producer and writer (born in 1913)
January 27th, 1974 (January 27 1974)EventBrisbane river has the largest flood in the 20th Century
January 27th, 1974 (January 27 1974)BirthChaminda Vaas, Sri Lankan cricketer
January 27th, 1974 (January 27 1974)BirthAndrei Pavel, Romanian tennis player
January 27th, 1974 (January 27 1974)BirthZP Theart, South African-born English singer (Dragonforce)
January 27th, 1973 (January 27 1973)EventParis Peace Accords officially end the Vietnam War. Colonel William Nolde falls, becoming the conflict s last recorded American combat casualty.
January 27th, 1973 (January 27 1973)DeathWilliam Nolde, last American combat casualty of Vietnam War (born in 1929)
January 27th, 1972 (January 27 1972)BirthGuillermo, Mexican-born American TV personality
January 27th, 1972 (January 27 1972)BirthKeith Wood, Irish rugby player
January 27th, 1972 (January 27 1972)BirthMark Owen, English pop singer
January 27th, 1972 (January 27 1972)BirthJanine Ilitch, Australian netballer
January 27th, 1972 (January 27 1972)DeathMahalia Jackson, American singer (born in 1911)
January 27th, 1972 (January 27 1972)DeathRichard Courant, German-American mathematician (born in 1888)
January 27th, 1971 (January 27 1971)BirthFann Wong, Singapore entertainer (Shanghai Knights)
January 27th, 1971 (January 27 1971)BirthLil Jon, American rapper and producer
January 27th, 1971 (January 27 1971)BirthPatrice Brisebois, Canadian ice hockey player
January 27th, 1971 (January 27 1971)DeathJacobo Arbenz, President of Guatemala (born in 1913)
January 27th, 1970 (January 27 1970)BirthJon Douglas Rainey, American TV personality
January 27th, 1970 (January 27 1970)BirthEmmanuel Pahud, French-Swiss flautist
January 27th, 1970 (January 27 1970)DeathRita Angus, New Zealand painter (born in 1908)
January 27th, 1969 (January 27 1969)BirthCornelius, Japanese musician and producer (Flipper s Guitar)
January 27th, 1969 (January 27 1969)BirthMichael Kulas, Canadian singer (James)
January 27th, 1969 (January 27 1969)BirthPatton Oswalt, American actor and writer
January 27th, 1968 (January 27 1968)BirthPatrick Blondeau, former French International footballer
January 27th, 1968 (January 27 1968)BirthMike Patton, American singer (Faith No More)
January 27th, 1968 (January 27 1968)BirthTricky, English rapper
January 27th, 1967 (January 27 1967)EventApollo program: Apollo Astronauts Gus Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee are killed in a fire during a test of the spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center.Edward Kennedy Quotes
January 27th, 1967 (January 27 1967)EventMore than sixty nations sign the Outer Space Treaty banning nuclear weapons in space.
January 27th, 1967 (January 27 1967)BirthBobby Deol, Indian actor
January 27th, 1967 (January 27 1967)BirthByron Mann, Hong Kong actor
January 27th, 1967 (January 27 1967)BirthDave Manson, Canadian ice hockey player
January 27th, 1967 (January 27 1967)DeathRoger ChaffeeCrew of Apollo 1 (born in 1935)
January 27th, 1967 (January 27 1967)DeathVirgil "Gus" GrissomCrew of Apollo 1 (born in 1926) Virgil Quotes
January 27th, 1967 (January 27 1967)DeathEdward WhiteCrew of Apollo 1 (born in 1930)
January 27th, 1967 (January 27 1967)DeathAlphonse Juin, Marshal of France (born in 1888)
January 27th, 1965 (January 27 1965)BirthAlan Cumming, Scottish actor
January 27th, 1965 (January 27 1965)BirthMike Newell, English football manager
January 27th, 1964 (January 27 1964)BirthBridget Fonda, American actress
January 27th, 1961 (January 27 1961)BirthMargo Timmins, Canadian singer (Cowboy Junkies)
January 27th, 1961 (January 27 1961)BirthDina Bonnevie, Filipino actress
January 27th, 1961 (January 27 1961)BirthGillian Gilbert, British musician (New Order)
January 27th, 1961 (January 27 1961)BirthNarciso Rodriguez, American fashion designer
January 27th, 1959 (January 27 1959)BirthKeith Olbermann, American news presenter
January 27th, 1959 (January 27 1959)BirthGoran Hagglund, Swedish politician
January 27th, 1959 (January 27 1959)BirthCris Collinsworth, American football player
January 27th, 1958 (January 27 1958)BirthJames Grippando, American novelist
January 27th, 1958 (January 27 1958)BirthKadri Malk, Estonian artist and jewelry designer
January 27th, 1957 (January 27 1957)BirthJanick Gers, British guitarist (Iron Maiden)
January 27th, 1957 (January 27 1957)BirthFrank Miller, American comic book artist and writer and film director
January 27th, 1956 (January 27 1956)BirthMimi Rogers, American actress
January 27th, 1956 (January 27 1956)DeathErich Kleiber, Argentine conductor (born in 1890)
January 27th, 1955 (January 27 1955)BirthBrian Engblom, Canadian ice hockey player
January 27th, 1955 (January 27 1955)BirthJohn G. Roberts, 17th Chief Justice of the United States
January 27th, 1955 (January 27 1955)BirthAlexander Stuart, British author
January 27th, 1955 (January 27 1955)BirthKoji Ushikubo, Japanese racing driver
January 27th, 1954 (January 27 1954)BirthPeter Laird, American comic-book artist
January 27th, 1954 (January 27 1954)BirthJoko Ninomiya, Japanese martial artist Martial Quotes
January 27th, 1952 (January 27 1952)BirthBilly "White Shoes" Johnson, American football player
January 27th, 1951 (January 27 1951)EventNuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site begins with a one-kiloton bomb dropped on the Frenchman Flats.
January 27th, 1951 (January 27 1951)BirthBrian Downey, Irish musician (Thin Lizzy)
January 27th, 1950 (January 27 1950)BirthAmos Grunebaum, Israeli-born physician
January 27th, 1950 (January 27 1950)BirthDerek Acorah, English spirit medium
January 27th, 1949 (January 27 1949)BirthEthan Mordden, American author
January 27th, 1948 (January 27 1948)BirthJean-Philippe Collard, French pianist
January 27th, 1947 (January 27 1947)BirthBjorn Afzelius, Swedish singer (died in 1999)
January 27th, 1947 (January 27 1947)BirthVyron Polydoras, Greek politician
January 27th, 1946 (January 27 1946)BirthNedra Talley, American singer (Ronettes)
January 27th, 1945 (January 27 1945)EventWorld War II: The Red Army arrives at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland.
January 27th, 1945 (January 27 1945)BirthHarold Cardinal, Cree political leader (died in 2005)
January 27th, 1944 (January 27 1944)EventWorld War II: The two-year Siege of Leningrad is lifted.
January 27th, 1944 (January 27 1944)BirthPeter Akinola, Nigerian religious leader
January 27th, 1944 (January 27 1944)BirthMairead Corrigan, Irish activist, Nobel Prize Laureate
January 27th, 1944 (January 27 1944)BirthNick Mason, English drummer (Pink Floyd)
January 27th, 1942 (January 27 1942)BirthJohn Witherspoon, American actor
January 27th, 1942 (January 27 1942)BirthKate Wolf, American folk singer and songwriter (died in 1986)
January 27th, 1942 (January 27 1942)DeathKaarel Eenpalu, Estonian Prime Minister (born in 1888)
January 27th, 1940 (January 27 1940)BirthJames Cromwell, American actor
January 27th, 1940 (January 27 1940)BirthTerry Harper, Canadian ice hockey player
January 27th, 1940 (January 27 1940)DeathIsaac Babel, Ukrainian writer (born in 1894)
January 27th, 1939 (January 27 1939)EventFirst flight of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning.
January 27th, 1937 (January 27 1937)BirthJohn Ogdon, English pianist (died in 1989)
January 27th, 1936 (January 27 1936)BirthTroy Donahue, American actor (died in 2001)
January 27th, 1936 (January 27 1936)BirthSamuel C. C. Ting, American physicist, Nobel Laureate
January 27th, 1934 (January 27 1934)BirthGeorge Follmer, American race car driver
January 27th, 1933 (January 27 1933)BirthMohamed Al-Fayed, Egyptian billionaire businessman
January 27th, 1932 (January 27 1932)BirthBoris Shakhlin, Soviet gymnast
January 27th, 1931 (January 27 1931)BirthMordecai Richler, Canadian author (died in 2001)
January 27th, 1930 (January 27 1930)BirthBobby Blue Bland, American singer
January 27th, 1929 (January 27 1929)BirthGaston Suarez, Bolivian novelist (died in 1984)
January 27th, 1928 (January 27 1928)BirthMichael Craig, British actor
January 27th, 1928 (January 27 1928)BirthHans Modrow, a German politician, premier of East Germany
January 27th, 1927 (January 27 1927)DeathGeorgios Grivas, Cyprus-born general in the Greek Army
January 27th, 1927 (January 27 1927)DeathBlessed Jurgis Matulaitis-Matulevicius (Matulewicz), Lithuanian bishop
January 27th, 1926 (January 27 1926)BirthFritz Spiegl, Austrian journalist (died in 2003)
January 27th, 1926 (January 27 1926)BirthIngrid Thulin, Swedish actress (died in 2004)
January 27th, 1924 (January 27 1924)BirthSabu Dastagir, Indian actor (died in 1963)
January 27th, 1924 (January 27 1924)BirthRauf Denktas, founder of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
January 27th, 1921 (January 27 1921)BirthDonna Reed, American actress (died in 1986)
January 27th, 1921 (January 27 1921)DeathMaurice Vincent Buckley, Australian soldier (born in 1891)
January 27th, 1920 (January 27 1920)BirthHelmut Zacharias, German violinist (died in 2002)
January 27th, 1920 (January 27 1920)BirthJohn Box, British film production designer and art director (died in 2005)
January 27th, 1919 (January 27 1919)BirthRoss Bagdasarian, American musician (died in 1972)
January 27th, 1919 (January 27 1919)DeathEndre Ady, Hungarian poet (born in 1877)
January 27th, 1918 (January 27 1918)EventThe first hostilities occurred in the Finnish Civil War.
January 27th, 1918 (January 27 1918)BirthSkitch Henderson, English bandleader (died in 2005)
January 27th, 1918 (January 27 1918)BirthElmore James, American blues musician (died in 1963)
January 27th, 1918 (January 27 1918)BirthWilliam Seawell, United States Army Brigadier General (died in 2005)
January 27th, 1912 (January 27 1912)BirthArne N?ss, Norwegian philosopher Philo Quotes
January 27th, 1910 (January 27 1910)DeathThomas Crapper, English inventor (born in 1836)
January 27th, 1909 (January 27 1909)EventThe Young Left is founded in Norway.
January 27th, 1908 (January 27 1908)BirthOran Page, American musician (died in 1954)
January 27th, 1908 (January 27 1908)BirthWilliam Randolph Hearst, Jr., American newspaper magnate (died in 1993)
January 27th, 1905 (January 27 1905)BirthHoward McNear, American actor (died in 1969)
January 27th, 1903 (January 27 1903)BirthJohn Carew Eccles, Australian neuropsychologist, Nobel Laureate (died in 1997)
January 27th, 1901 (January 27 1901)BirthArt Rooney, American football team owner (died in 1988)
January 27th, 1901 (January 27 1901)BirthWilly Fritsch, German actor (died in 1973)
January 27th, 1901 (January 27 1901)DeathGiuseppe Verdi, Italian composer (born in 1813)
January 27th, 1900 (January 27 1900)BirthHyman Rickover, American admiral (died in 1986)
January 27th, 1895 (January 27 1895)BirthHarry Ruby, American composer (died in 1974)
January 27th, 1893 (January 27 1893)BirthSoong Ching-ling, Chinese wife of Sun Yat-sen (died in 1981)
January 27th, 1891 (January 27 1891)BirthIlya Ehrenburg, Russian writer (died in 1967)
January 27th, 1888 (January 27 1888)EventIn Washington, D.C., the National Geographic Society is founded.
January 27th, 1885 (January 27 1885)BirthJerome Kern, American composer (died in 1945)
January 27th, 1885 (January 27 1885)BirthEduard Kunneke, German composer (died in 1953)
January 27th, 1885 (January 27 1885)BirthMaeda Seison, Japanese painter (died in 1977)
January 27th, 1880 (January 27 1880)DeathEdward Middleton Barry, English architect (born in 1830)
January 27th, 1870 (January 27 1870)EventThe first women s fraternity, Kappa Alpha Theta, is formed at DePauw University.
January 27th, 1860 (January 27 1860)DeathJanos Bolyai, Hungarian mathematician (born in 1802)
January 27th, 1859 (January 27 1859)BirthEmperor Wilhelm II of Germany (died in 1941)
January 27th, 1857 (January 27 1857)DeathDorothea Lieven, Russian noblewoman (born in 1785)
January 27th, 1851 (January 27 1851)DeathJohn James Audubon, French-born naturalist and ornithologist (born in 1789)
January 27th, 1850 (January 27 1850)BirthSamuel Gompers, American labor leader (died in 1924)
January 27th, 1850 (January 27 1850)BirthEdward J. Smith, English captain of the Titanic (died in 1912)
January 27th, 1848 (January 27 1848)BirthTogo Heihachiro, Japanese admiral (died in 1934)
January 27th, 1841 (January 27 1841)BirthArkhip Kuindzhi, Russian painter (died in 1910)
January 27th, 1836 (January 27 1836)BirthLeopold von Sacher-Masoch, Austrian writer (died in 1895)
January 27th, 1832 (January 27 1832)BirthLewis Carroll, English author (died in 1898)Lewis Carroll Quotes
January 27th, 1826 (January 27 1826)BirthMikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, Russian writer (died in 1889)
January 27th, 1826 (January 27 1826)BirthRichard Taylor, American Confederate general (died in 1879)
January 27th, 1825 (January 27 1825)EventU.S. Congress approves Indian Territory (in what is present-day Oklahoma), clearing the way for forced relocation of the Eastern Indians on the "Trail of Tears."
January 27th, 1823 (January 27 1823)BirthEdouard Lalo, French composer (died in 1892)
January 27th, 1821 (January 27 1821)BirthJohn Chivington, American officer, (died in 1892)
January 27th, 1816 (January 27 1816)DeathSamuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood, British admiral (born in 1724)
January 27th, 1814 (January 27 1814)BirthEugene Viollet-le-Duc, French architect (died in 1879)
January 27th, 1814 (January 27 1814)DeathJohann Gottlieb Fichte, German philosopher (born in 1762) Philo Quotes
January 27th, 1806 (January 27 1806)BirthJuan Crisostomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (died in 1826)
January 27th, 1805 (January 27 1805)BirthSamuel Palmer, English artist (died in 1881)
January 27th, 1805 (January 27 1805)BirthSophie of Bavaria, archduchess of Austria (died in 1872)
January 27th, 1805 (January 27 1805)BirthMaria Anna of Bavaria, queen consort of Saxony (died in 1877)
January 27th, 1785 (January 27 1785)EventThe University of Georgia is founded, the first public university in the United States.
January 27th, 1756 (January 27 1756)BirthWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian composer (died in 1791)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quotes
January 27th, 1741 (January 27 1741)BirthHester Thrale, Welsh diarist (died in 1821)Hester Thrale Quotes
January 27th, 1740 (January 27 1740)DeathLouis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (born in 1692)
January 27th, 1731 (January 27 1731)DeathBartolomeo Cristofori, Italian musical instrument maker (born in 1655)
January 27th, 1720 (January 27 1720)BirthSamuel Foote, English dramatist (died in 1777)Samuel Foote Quotes
January 27th, 1708 (January 27 1708)BirthAnna Petrovna of Russia (died in 1728)
January 27th, 1701 (January 27 1701)BirthJohann Nikolaus von Hontheim, German historian (died in 1790)
January 27th, 1695 (January 27 1695)EventMustafa II becomes the Ottoman sultan in Istanbul on the death of Ahmed II. Mustafa rules until his death in 1703.
January 27th, 1687 (January 27 1687)BirthBalthasar Neumann, German architect (died in 1753)
January 27th, 1662 (January 27 1662)BirthRichard Bentley, English classical scholar (died in 1742)
January 27th, 1638 (January 27 1638)DeathGonzalo de Cespedes y Meneses, Spanish novelist
January 27th, 1629 (January 27 1629)DeathHieronymus Praetorius, German composer (born in 1560)
January 27th, 1621 (January 27 1621)BirthThomas Willis, English physician (died in 1675)
January 27th, 1606 (January 27 1606)EventGunpowder Plot: The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators begins, and ending in their execution on January 31.Guy Fawkes Quotes
January 27th, 1603 (January 27 1603)BirthHarbottle Grimston, English politician (died in 1685)
January 27th, 1595 (January 27 1595)DeathSir Francis Drake, European explorer (born in c.1540)
January 27th, 1593 (January 27 1593)EventVatican opens 7 year trial against scholar Giordano Bruno.Giordano Bruno Quotes
January 27th, 1585 (January 27 1585)BirthHendrick Avercamp, Dutch painter (died in 1634)
January 27th, 1546 (January 27 1546)BirthJoachim Friedrich, Elector of Brandenburg (died in 1608)
January 27th, 1490 (January 27 1490)DeathAshikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (born in 1435)
January 27th, 1443 (January 27 1443)BirthAlbert, Duke of Saxony (died in 1500)
January 27th, 1343 (January 27 1343)EventPope Clement VI issues the Bull Unigenitus.
January 27th, 1186 (January 27 1186)EventHenry VI, the son and heir of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I, weds Constance of Sicily.
January 27th, 1142 (January 27 1142)EventWrongful execution of noted Song Dynasty General Yue Fei.

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