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 This day in History - October 27
358 Historic Events for October 27
1894

Fritz Sauckel, German Nazi General of Labor

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1894

Antonius "Toon" Verhey, violin cellist/conductor (Residence-orch)

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1895

John Boles, Greenville TX, singer/actor (Babes in Baghdad)

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1896

1st Pali Road completed in Hawaii (winds so strong streams flow UP!)

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1896

Edith Haisman, Titanic survivor

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1901

Marlene Dietrich, German actress/entertainer (Angel)

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1901

1st complete performance of Debussy's "Nocturnes"

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1904

World's 1st subway, IRT (Interborough Rapid Transit), opens in NYC, subway/bus fare is set at one nickel (Bkln bridge-145 and Bdwy)

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1906

Anton AM Struyken, minister of justice/governor Dutch Antilles

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1907

Helmut Walcha, German organist (church music)

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1907

Moises F da Costa Gomez, premier Dutch Antilles

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1910

Fred de Cordova, film/TV producer (Tonight Show)

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1910

Jack Carson, Manitoba Canada, actor (Star is Born, Mildred Pierce)

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1911

Leif Erickson, Calif, actor (Invaders from Mars, On the Waterfront)

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1912

Conlon Nancarrow, Texarkana Arkansas, composer (Soundings 4)

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1913

Pres Wilson says US will never attack another country

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1914

Stanislaw Brunstein, artist

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1914

Dylan Thomas, Swansea Wales, poet (Child's Christmas in Wales)

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1914

British battleship Audacious sunk by mine

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1915

Harry Saltzman, St Johns NB Canada, producer (Goldfinger)

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1916

1st published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety)

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1916

Bob de Lange, [Jacob Bernard], Dutch actor/director (Daniel)

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1916

Kazimierz Brandys, writer

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1917

Jack Plimsoll, cricketer (S Afr lefty quick, 3-143 in only Test 1947)

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1917

Oliver Tambo, co-founder (African National Congress)

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