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 This day in History - October 27
358 Historic Events for October 27
1918

Paul Dixon, Earling Iowa, Ohio talk show host (Paul Dixon Show)

Birth
1918

Teresa Wright, NYC, actress (Eleanor Gehrig-Pride of the Yankees)

Birth
1919

Axeman of New Orleans claims last victim

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1919

US Congress sign Volstead Act

Event
1919

John Harry, cricket wicketkeeper (Aust one Test 1895, one catch), dies

Death
1919

Theodoor H de Meester, premier (1905-08), dies

Death
1920

League of Nations moves headquarters in Geneva

Event
1920

Westinghouse radio station in East Pittsburgh, KDKA begins

Event
1920

Nanette Fabray, San Diego Calif, actress (Katherine-One Day at a Time)

Birth
1921

Anestis Logothetis, composer

Birth
1922

1st commemoration of Navy Day

Event
1922

Ralph Kiner, HR hitter (Pitts Pirates)/sportscaster (NY Mets)

Birth
1922

George Young, soccer star

Birth
1922

Carlos Andr‚s P‚rez, president of Venezuela (1974-79/89-94)

Birth
1922

Dutch 2nd Chamber votes for child labor laws

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1923

Ruby Dee, Cleve Ohio, actress (Raisin in the Sun, Cat People, Roots)

Birth
1923

Roy Lichtenstein, NYC, Pop art painter (painted comic book panels)

Birth
1924

Uzbek SSR forms

Event
1924

Michel Galabru, Safi Morocco, actor (Judge and the Assassin)

Birth
1925

Wilhelm Gericke, composer, dies at 80

Death
1925

Water skis patented by Fred Waller

Event
1925

Warren M Christopher, US, lawyer/minister of Foreign affairs (1993- )

Birth
1925

Jane Connell, Oakland Calif, actress (Jane-Stanley, Bridget-Dumpling)

Birth
1925

Mary Kay Steans, Glendale Calif, actress (Mary Kay and Johnny)

Birth
1926

H R Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure)

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