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October 27th, 2006 (October 27 2006)DeathJoe Niekro, American baseball player (born in 1944)
October 27th, 2006 (October 27 2006)DeathBrad Will, American anarchist and independent journalist (born in 1970)
October 27th, 2005 (October 27 2005)EventRiots begin in Paris after the deaths of two Muslim teenagers.
October 27th, 2004 (October 27 2004)EventThe Boston Red Sox win the World Series for the first time in 86 years.
October 27th, 2004 (October 27 2004)DeathSerginho, Brazilian footballer (born in 1974)
October 27th, 2003 (October 27 2003)DeathRod Roddy, American television announcer (born in 1937)
October 27th, 2002 (October 27 2002)EventThe ITV Network aired a constant regional service for the last time in England and Wales, but LWT lost its identity completely. All companies (except UTV, Channel, Scottish TV & Grampian TV) formed the national ITV1 with regional references only before regional programmes.
October 27th, 2002 (October 27 2002)DeathTom Dowd, American recording engineer (born in 1925)
October 27th, 2000 (October 27 2000)DeathWalter Berry, Austrian bass-baritone (born in 1929)
October 27th, 1999 (October 27 1999)EventGunmen open fire in the Armenian Parliament, killing Prime Minister Vazgen Sargsyan, Parliament Chairman Karen Demirchyan, and 6 other members.Vazgen Sargsyan Quotes
October 27th, 1999 (October 27 1999)DeathRobert Mills, American physicist (born in 1927)
October 27th, 1999 (October 27 1999)DeathCharlotte Perriand, French architect and designer (born in 1903)
October 27th, 1997 (October 27 1997)EventOctober 27, 1997 mini-crash: Stock markets around the world crash because of fears of a global economic meltdown. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummets 554.26 points to 7,161.15. For the first time, the New York Stock Exchange activated their "circuit breakers" twice during the day eventually making the controversial move of closing the Exchange early.
October 27th, 1996 (October 27 1996)DeathMorey Amsterdam, American actor (born in 1908)
October 27th, 1996 (October 27 1996)DeathArthur Tremblay, French Canadian politician (born in 1917)
October 27th, 1995 (October 27 1995)EventLatvia applies for membership in the European Union.
October 27th, 1995 (October 27 1995)EventFormer Italian Prime Minister Bettino Craxi is condemned in absentia for corruption.
October 27th, 1992 (October 27 1992)EventUnited States Navy radioman Allen R. Schindler, Jr. is brutally murdered by shipmates for being gay, precipitating first military, then national debate about gays in the military that resulted in the United States "Don t ask, don t tell" military policy.Allen Tate Quotes
October 27th, 1992 (October 27 1992)DeathDavid Bohm, American-born physicist, philosopher, and neuropsychologist (born in 1917)David Bohm Quotes
October 27th, 1991 (October 27 1991)EventTurkmenistan achieved independence from the Soviet Union.
October 27th, 1990 (October 27 1990)EventSupreme Soviet of Kirghiz SSR chooses Askar Akayev as republic s first president.
October 27th, 1990 (October 27 1990)DeathXavier Cugat, Spanish-born musician (born in 1900)
October 27th, 1990 (October 27 1990)DeathPrincess Sophie von Hohenberg, daughter of assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria (born in 1901)
October 27th, 1990 (October 27 1990)DeathElliott Roosevelt, American war hero, author, and advertising executive (born in 1910)
October 27th, 1990 (October 27 1990)DeathJacques Demy, French film director (born in 1931)
October 27th, 1990 (October 27 1990)DeathUgo Tognazzi, Italian actor (born in 1922)
October 27th, 1987 (October 27 1987)BirthAndrew Bynum, American basketball player
October 27th, 1987 (October 27 1987)BirthYi Jianlian, Chinese basketball player (Disputed)
October 27th, 1986 (October 27 1986)EventThe United Kingdom government suddenly deregulates financial markets, leading to a total restructuring of the way in which they operate in the country, in an event now referred to as the Big Bang.
October 27th, 1986 (October 27 1986)BirthMatty Pattison, English footballer
October 27th, 1984 (October 27 1984)BirthKelly Osbourne, English television personality
October 27th, 1984 (October 27 1984)BirthBrady Quinn, American football player
October 27th, 1984 (October 27 1984)BirthIrfan Pathan, Indian cricketer
October 27th, 1983 (October 27 1983)BirthBrent Clevlen, American baseball player
October 27th, 1982 (October 27 1982)BirthPatrick Fugit, American actor
October 27th, 1982 (October 27 1982)BirthDennis Moran, American computer hacker
October 27th, 1982 (October 27 1982)BirthTakashi Tsukamoto, Japanese actor
October 27th, 1982 (October 27 1982)BirthKeri Hilson, American singer
October 27th, 1981 (October 27 1981)EventThe Soviet submarine U 137 runs aground on the east coast of Sweden.
October 27th, 1981 (October 27 1981)BirthHan Hye-jin, South Korean actress
October 27th, 1981 (October 27 1981)BirthKristi Richards, Canadian freestyle skier
October 27th, 1980 (October 27 1980)BirthTanel Padar, Estonian singer
October 27th, 1980 (October 27 1980)BirthCassia Riley, American model
October 27th, 1980 (October 27 1980)DeathSteve Peregrin Took, English singer and songwriter (born in 1949)
October 27th, 1980 (October 27 1980)DeathJohn Hasbrouck van Vleck, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1899)
October 27th, 1980 (October 27 1980)DeathJudy LaMarsh, Canadian politician, author and broadcaster (born in 1924)
October 27th, 1979 (October 27 1979)BirthMelanie Vallejo, Australian TV actress
October 27th, 1978 (October 27 1978)BirthVanessa-Mae, Singapore musician
October 27th, 1978 (October 27 1978)BirthSergei Samsonov, Russian ice hockey player
October 27th, 1977 (October 27 1977)BirthJiri Jarosik, Czech footballer
October 27th, 1977 (October 27 1977)BirthKumar Sangakkara, Sri Lankan cricketer
October 27th, 1977 (October 27 1977)DeathJames M. Cain, American novelist (born in 1892)
October 27th, 1975 (October 27 1975)BirthZadie Smith, British novelist
October 27th, 1975 (October 27 1975)DeathRex Stout, American novelist (born in 1886)Rex Stout Quotes
October 27th, 1973 (October 27 1973)EventThe Canon City meteorite, a 1.4 kg chondrite type meteorite strikes in Fremont County, Colorado.
October 27th, 1973 (October 27 1973)BirthJason Johnson, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)
October 27th, 1972 (October 27 1972)BirthLee Clark, English footballer
October 27th, 1972 (October 27 1972)BirthElissa (singer), Lebanese singer
October 27th, 1972 (October 27 1972)BirthEvan Coyne Maloney, American filmmaker
October 27th, 1972 (October 27 1972)BirthBrad Radke, American baseball player
October 27th, 1972 (October 27 1972)BirthMarika Krook, Finnish singer (Edea)
October 27th, 1972 (October 27 1972)BirthMaria Mutola, Mozambican athlete
October 27th, 1971 (October 27 1971)EventDemocratic Republic of the Congo is renamed Zaire.
October 27th, 1971 (October 27 1971)BirthJade Arcade, American comics artist and writer
October 27th, 1971 (October 27 1971)BirthTheodoros Zagorakis, Greek footballer
October 27th, 1971 (October 27 1971)BirthJorge Soto, Peruvian footballer
October 27th, 1970 (October 27 1970)BirthFelix Bwalya, Zambian boxer
October 27th, 1970 (October 27 1970)BirthAdrian Erlandsson, Swedish drummer (Cradle of Filth)
October 27th, 1968 (October 27 1968)BirthVinny Samways, English footballer
October 27th, 1968 (October 27 1968)DeathLise Meitner, German physicist (born in 1878)
October 27th, 1967 (October 27 1967)BirthScott Weiland, American singer (Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver)
October 27th, 1966 (October 27 1966)BirthMatt Drudge, American blogger
October 27th, 1964 (October 27 1964)EventRonald Reagan delivers a speech on behalf of Republican candidate for president, Barry Goldwater. The speech launched his political career and came to be known as "A Time for Choosing".Ronald Reagan Quotes
October 27th, 1964 (October 27 1964)BirthMark Taylor, Australian test cricket captain (1994-1999)
October 27th, 1963 (October 27 1963)BirthMarla Maples, American actress and model
October 27th, 1962 (October 27 1962)EventMajor Rudolph Anderson of the United States Air Force became the only direct human casualty of the Cuban Missile Crisis when his U-2 reconnaissance airplane was shot down in Cuba by a Soviet-supplied SA-2 Guideline surface-to-air missile.
October 27th, 1962 (October 27 1962)EventThe plane of Enrico Mattei, Italian industry s most relevant figure, crashes in mysterious circumstances.
October 27th, 1962 (October 27 1962)DeathEnrico Mattei, Italian politician (born in 1906)
October 27th, 1961 (October 27 1961)EventNASA launched the first Saturn I rocket in Mission Saturn-Apollo 1.
October 27th, 1960 (October 27 1960)BirthTom Nieto, American baseball player
October 27th, 1958 (October 27 1958)EventIskander Mirza, the first President of Pakistan, is deposed in a bloodless coup d etat by General Ayub Khan, who was appointed the enforcer of martial law by Mirza 20 days earlier. Martial Quotes
October 27th, 1958 (October 27 1958)BirthSimon Le Bon, English singer (Duran Duran)
October 27th, 1958 (October 27 1958)BirthLee Carter, Alabama Judge of the 25th Judicial Circuit
October 27th, 1957 (October 27 1957)BirthJeff East, American actor
October 27th, 1957 (October 27 1957)BirthGlenn Hoddle, English footballer
October 27th, 1956 (October 27 1956)BirthJaq D. Hawkins, British author, occultist and lecturer
October 27th, 1956 (October 27 1956)BirthVeronica Hart, American porn actress
October 27th, 1955 (October 27 1955)BirthDebra Bowen, American politician
October 27th, 1954 (October 27 1954)EventBenjamin O. Davis Jr. becomes the first African-American general in the United States Air Force.
October 27th, 1954 (October 27 1954)BirthJan Duursema, American comic book artist
October 27th, 1953 (October 27 1953)EventBritish nuclear test Totem 2 is detonated at Emu Field, South Australia.
October 27th, 1953 (October 27 1953)BirthPeter Firth, British actor
October 27th, 1953 (October 27 1953)BirthRobert Picardo, American actor
October 27th, 1953 (October 27 1953)DeathThomas Wass, English cricketer (born in 1873)
October 27th, 1952 (October 27 1952)BirthHameed Haroon, Pakistani publisher
October 27th, 1952 (October 27 1952)BirthRoberto Benigni, Italian director and actor
October 27th, 1951 (October 27 1951)BirthK.K. Downing, English guitarist (Judas Priest)
October 27th, 1951 (October 27 1951)BirthCarlos Frenk, Mexican/British cosmologist
October 27th, 1951 (October 27 1951)BirthNancy Jacobs, American politician
October 27th, 1951 (October 27 1951)BirthJayne Kennedy, American actress, model, and sportscaster
October 27th, 1950 (October 27 1950)BirthFran Lebowitz, American writerFran Lebowitz Quotes
October 27th, 1949 (October 27 1949)BirthGarry Tallent, American bass player (E Street Band)
October 27th, 1949 (October 27 1949)BirthClifford Antone, American businessman (died in 2006)
October 27th, 1949 (October 27 1949)DeathMarcel Cerdan, French boxer (born in 1916)
October 27th, 1949 (October 27 1949)DeathGinette Neveu, French violinist (born in 1919)
October 27th, 1948 (October 27 1948)EventLeopold Sedar Senghor founds the Senegalese Democratic Bloc (BDS).
October 27th, 1946 (October 27 1946)BirthCarrie Snodgress, American actress (died in 2004)
October 27th, 1946 (October 27 1946)BirthIvan Reitman, Czechoslovakian-born Canadian film actor, producer and director
October 27th, 1945 (October 27 1945)BirthLuis Inacio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil
October 27th, 1945 (October 27 1945)BirthJohn Kane, actor/writer
October 27th, 1942 (October 27 1942)BirthLee Greenwood, American singer
October 27th, 1942 (October 27 1942)DeathHelmuth Hubener, Youth Political Activist against the Hitler regime (born in 1925)
October 27th, 1941 (October 27 1941)BirthDick Trickle, American auto racer
October 27th, 1940 (October 27 1940)BirthJohn Gotti, American gangster (died in 2002)
October 27th, 1940 (October 27 1940)BirthMaxine Hong Kingston, American writer
October 27th, 1939 (October 27 1939)BirthJohn Cleese, British actor and writer
October 27th, 1937 (October 27 1937)BirthLara Parker, American actress
October 27th, 1936 (October 27 1936)EventMrs Wallis Simpson filed for divorce which would eventually allow her to marry King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom, thus forcing his abdication from the throne.
October 27th, 1935 (October 27 1935)DeathE. A. D. Eldridge, British racing driver (born in 1897)
October 27th, 1934 (October 27 1934)BirthGiorgos Konstadinou, Greek actor and director
October 27th, 1933 (October 27 1933)BirthFloyd Cramer, American popular pianist (died in 1997)
October 27th, 1932 (October 27 1932)BirthSylvia Plath, American poet (died in 1963)Sylvia Plath Quotes
October 27th, 1932 (October 27 1932)BirthJean-Pierre Cassel, French actor (died in 2007)
October 27th, 1931 (October 27 1931)BirthNawal el-Saadawi, Egyptian writer
October 27th, 1929 (October 27 1929)BirthMaurice Robert Johnston, English Lieutenant-General
October 27th, 1928 (October 27 1928)BirthGilles Vigneault, Canadian poet, singer and songwriter
October 27th, 1926 (October 27 1926)BirthH.R. Haldeman, American political personality (died in 1993)
October 27th, 1925 (October 27 1925)BirthAlbert Medwin, American inventor
October 27th, 1925 (October 27 1925)BirthWarren Christopher, US Secretary of State (1993-1997)
October 27th, 1924 (October 27 1924)EventThe Uzbek SSR is founded in the Soviet Union.
October 27th, 1924 (October 27 1924)BirthRuby Dee, American actress
October 27th, 1924 (October 27 1924)BirthMichel Galabru, French actor
October 27th, 1923 (October 27 1923)BirthRoy Lichtenstein, American artist (died in 1997)
October 27th, 1922 (October 27 1922)EventA referendum in Rhodesia rejects the country s annexation to the South African Union.
October 27th, 1922 (October 27 1922)BirthPoul Bundgaard, Danish actor and singer (died in 1998)
October 27th, 1922 (October 27 1922)BirthRalph Kiner, American baseball player
October 27th, 1921 (October 27 1921)BirthWarren Allen Smith, American encyclopedist
October 27th, 1920 (October 27 1920)BirthNanette Fabray, American actress
October 27th, 1920 (October 27 1920)BirthK. R. Narayanan, 10th President of India
October 27th, 1918 (October 27 1918)BirthTeresa Wright, American actress (died in 2005)
October 27th, 1917 (October 27 1917)BirthAugustine Harris, British Bishop of Middlesbrough (died in 2007)
October 27th, 1917 (October 27 1917)BirthOliver Tambo, South African freedom fighter (died in 1993)
October 27th, 1917 (October 27 1917)DeathArthur Rhys Davids, English pilot (born in 1897)
October 27th, 1916 (October 27 1916)EventBattle 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.
October 27th, 1915 (October 27 1915)BirthHarry Saltzman, American film producer (died in 1994)
October 27th, 1914 (October 27 1914)BirthDylan Thomas, Welsh poet (died in 1953)
October 27th, 1911 (October 27 1911)BirthLeif Erickson, American actor and singer (died in 1986)
October 27th, 1910 (October 27 1910)BirthJack Carson, Canadian actor (died in 1963)
October 27th, 1906 (October 27 1906)BirthEarle Cabell, American politician (died in 1975)
October 27th, 1904 (October 27 1904)EventThe first underground New York City Subway line opens; the system becomes the biggest in United States, and one of the biggest in world.
October 27th, 1904 (October 27 1904)BirthErno Schwarz, Hungarian American soccer player (died in 1974)
October 27th, 1896 (October 27 1896)BirthEdith Brown, survivor of the Titanic (died in 1997)
October 27th, 1894 (October 27 1894)BirthOliver Leese, British general (died in 1978)
October 27th, 1885 (October 27 1885)BirthSigrid Hjerten, Swedish modernist painter (died in 1948)
October 27th, 1877 (October 27 1877)BirthGeorge Thompson, English cricketer (died in 1943)
October 27th, 1873 (October 27 1873)BirthEmily Post, American etiquette author (died in 1960)
October 27th, 1870 (October 27 1870)EventMarshal Francois Achille Bazaine surrenders to Prussian forces at Metz along with 140,000 French soldiers in one of the biggest French defeats of the Franco-Prussian War.
October 27th, 1865 (October 27 1865)BirthCharles Spencelayh, English painter (died in 1958)
October 27th, 1858 (October 27 1858)BirthTheodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (died in 1919)Theodore Roosevelt Quotes
October 27th, 1854 (October 27 1854)BirthSir William Smith, Scottish founder of the Boys Brigade (died in 1914)Will Smith Quotes
October 27th, 1844 (October 27 1844)BirthKlas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish writer and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (died in 1916)
October 27th, 1842 (October 27 1842)BirthGiovanni Giolitti, Italian statesman (died in 1928)
October 27th, 1838 (October 27 1838)EventMissouri governor Lilburn Boggs issues the Extermination Order, which orders all Mormons to leave the state or be exterminated.
October 27th, 1838 (October 27 1838)BirthJohn Davis Long, 32nd Governor of Massachusetts (died in 1915)
October 27th, 1814 (October 27 1814)BirthDaniel H. Wells, Mormon leader and politician (died in 1891)
October 27th, 1811 (October 27 1811)BirthIsaac Singer, American inventor (died in 1875)
October 27th, 1811 (October 27 1811)BirthStevens Thomson Mason, first Governor of Michigan (died in 1843)
October 27th, 1810 (October 27 1810)EventUnited States annexes the former Spanish colony of West Florida.
October 27th, 1806 (October 27 1806)EventThe French Army enters in Berlin.
October 27th, 1795 (October 27 1795)EventThe United States and Spain sign the Treaty of Madrid, which establishes the boundaries between Spanish colonies and the U.S.
October 27th, 1789 (October 27 1789)DeathJohn Cook, American farmer and Governor of Delaware (born in 1730)
October 27th, 1782 (October 27 1782)BirthNiccolo Paganini, Italian violinist and composer (died in 1840)
October 27th, 1760 (October 27 1760)BirthAugust von Gneisenau, Prussian field marshal (died in 1831)
October 27th, 1744 (October 27 1744)BirthMary Moser, English painter (died in 1819)
October 27th, 1728 (October 27 1728)BirthJames Cook, British naval captain and explorer (died in 1779)
October 27th, 1682 (October 27 1682)EventPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania is founded.
October 27th, 1675 (October 27 1675)DeathGilles de Roberval, French mathematician (born in 1602)
October 27th, 1674 (October 27 1674)DeathHallgrimur Petursson, Icelandic poet (born in 1614)
October 27th, 1670 (October 27 1670)DeathVavasor Powell, Welsh non-conformist leader (born in 1617)
October 27th, 1644 (October 27 1644)EventSecond Battle of Newbury in the English Civil War.
October 27th, 1617 (October 27 1617)DeathRalph Winwood, English politician (born in 1563)
October 27th, 1605 (October 27 1605)DeathAkbar, Jellaladin Mahommed, Mughal Emperor (born 1542)
October 27th, 1573 (October 27 1573)DeathLaurentius Petri, first Lutheran Archbishop of Sweden (born in 1499)
October 27th, 1561 (October 27 1561)DeathLope de Aguirre, Spanish conquistador (born in 1510)
October 27th, 1553 (October 27 1553)EventCondemned as a heretic, Michael Servetus is burned at the stake just outside Geneva.
October 27th, 1553 (October 27 1553)DeathMichael Servetus, Spanish theologian and doctor (burned at the stake) (born in 1511)
October 27th, 1524 (October 27 1524)EventItalian Wars: The French troops lay siege to Pavia.
October 27th, 1505 (October 27 1505)DeathIvan III of Russia (born in 1440)
October 27th, 1466 (October 27 1466)BirthErasmus, Dutch humanist and theologian (died in 1536)
October 27th, 1449 (October 27 1449)DeathUlugh Beg, Timurid ruler and astronomer (born in 1394)
October 27th, 1439 (October 27 1439)DeathAlbert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (born in 1397)
October 27th, 1430 (October 27 1430)DeathVytautas the Great, Grand Duke of Lithuania (born in 1350)
October 27th, 1401 (October 27 1401)BirthCatherine of Valois, queen of Henry V of England (died in 1437)
October 27th, 1331 (October 27 1331)DeathAbu al-Fida, Arab historian and geographer (born in 1273)
October 27th, 1327 (October 27 1327)DeathElizabeth de Burgh, queen of Robert I of Scotland (born in 1289)
October 27th, 1312 (October 27 1312)DeathJohn II, Duke of Brabant (born in 1275)
October 27th, 1275 (October 27 1275)EventTraditional founding of the city of Amsterdam.
October 27th, 1271 (October 27 1271)DeathHugh IV, Duke of Burgundy, French crusader (born in 1213)
October 27th, 1156 (October 27 1156)BirthCount Raymond VI of Toulouse (died in 1222)
October 27th, 0939 (October 27 0939)EventEdmund I succeeds Athelstan as King of England.
October 27th, 0939 (October 27 0939)DeathKing Athelstan I of England (born in 895)
October 27th, 0710 (October 27 0710)EventSaracen invasion of Sardinia.
October 27th, 0312 (October 27 0312)EventConstantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross.

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