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 This day in History - October 27
358 Historic Events for October 27
1926

P G "Nana" Joshi, cricket wicketkeeper (Indian during 1950's)

Birth
1927

Dominick Argento, York Penn, composer (Colonel Jonathan the Saint)

Birth
1927

Edward Ralph Keinholz, sculptor

Birth
1927

Queen Wilhelmina opens Meuse-Waal Canal in Nijmegen

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1928

Kyle Rote, NFL halfback (NY Giants 1951-61)

Birth
1928

Datta Gaekwad, cricketer (father of Anshuman, batted in 11 Tests 50's)

Birth
1928

Stefan Wewerka, German architect/sculptor

Birth
1929

Marino Iandioro, canned Tomato Pioneer

Birth
1930

Bill George, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears, LA Rams)

Birth
1931

Chuhei Numbu of Japan, sets then long jump record at 26' 2¬"

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1931

David Bryant, English world champion bowler/tv-host

Birth
1932

Sylvia Plath, [Victoria Lucas], US, poet (Colossus, 3 Women, Bell Jar)

Birth
1932

Kathy Cornelius, LPGA golfer

Birth
1932

Jean-Pierre Cassel, Paris France, actor (Trout)

Birth
1933

Julius Klengel, composer, dies at 74

Death
1933

Floyd Cramer, La, cowboy singer (Last Date, On the Rebound)

Birth
1933

Meir Shapira, rabbi/organizer (Daf Yomi), dies

Death
1933

John Sturdy, scholar

Birth
1934

Frederick Barclay, British hotel magnate/multi-millionaire

Birth
1934

David Barclay, British hotel magnate/multi-millionaire

Birth
1935

SDAP and NVV launchs "Plan for Work" in Utrect Netherlands

Event
1938

DuPont announces its new synthetic fiber will be called "nylon"

Event
1938

Maurice Hinchey, (Rep-D-New York)

Birth
1938

Lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic, dies at 57

Death
1939

John Cleese, Weston-Super-Mare England, comedian (Monty Python)

Birth