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 This day in History - October 27
358 Historic Events for October 27
1948

Israel recaptures Nizzanim in Negev

Event
1948

Byron Allred, Logan Ut, rocker (Steve Miller Band)

Birth
1948

Albert Camus' "L'‚tat de SiŠge," premieres in Paris

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1949

Garry W Tallent, rocker (E Street Band)

Birth
1949

Mike Kopetski, (Rep-D-Oregon)

Birth
1949

Jack Daniels, Choctaw Okla, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)

Birth
1949

Jos‚ J P Hageman, Dutch MP (PvdA)

Birth
1950

Fran Lebowitz, author/actress (Resident Alien)

Birth
1950

Paul Creston's 3rd Symphony "Triumph of St Joan," premieres

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1951

Jayne Kennedy-Overton, Wash DC, actress (Penitentary)

Birth
1951

K K Downing, rock guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin' the Law)

Birth
1952

"My Darlin' Aida" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 89 perfs

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1953

Michael Baker, Memphis Tn, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 43, 52, 68, 81)

Birth
1953

Eduard Knneke, German composer (Majority Snderin), dies at 68

Death
1953

Zdzislaw Jachimecki, composer, dies at 71

Death
1953

Peter Firth, Bradford England, actor (Equus, Lifeforce, Tess)

Birth
1953

Robert Picardo, Phila, actor (Frame Up, Gremlins 2)

Birth
1954

B O Davis Jr becomes 1st black general in USAF

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1954

Chris Tavare, cricketer (England opener and occasional scorer of runs)

Birth
1954

Pres Eisenhower offers aid to S Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem

Event
1954

WISN TV channel 12 in Milwaukee, WI (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event
1954

Walt Disney's 1st TV show, "Disneyland," premieres on ABC

Event
1954

Franco Alfano, Ital (opera)composer (Puccini's Turandot), dies at 78

Death
1954

Frank Druce, cricketer (252 runs in 5 Tests for England), dies

Death
1955

Satomi Myodo, renews Zen nun vows and takes Buddhist name of Daien Myodo

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