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 This day in History - December 27
319 Historic Events for December 27
1914

Giuseppe Berto, Italian writer (Heaven Sees Red)

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1915

Mary Kornman, Idaho Falls ID, actress (Queen of the Jungle)

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1915

William Howell Masters, sex author/physician

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1916

Nikolay Feopemptovich Solov'yov, composer, dies at 70

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1917

Earl of Inchcape, English large landowner/industrialist (PandO)

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1919

Red Sox owner Harry Frazee announces they will deal any player except Harry Hooper, Hooper is sent to the White Sox after 1920 season

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1919

Theodoor H de Meester, Dutch lib premier (1905-08), dies at 68

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1919

Achilles Alferaki, composer, dies at 73

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1922

Larry Osborne, navigator air traffic controller/supply specialist

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1923

Unsuccessful attempt on prince-regent Hirohito of Japan

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1924

Mokta Ould Daddah, president Mauritania (1961-78)

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1924

Wouter Eijkelemboom, Dutch architect (Holy-hospital, Vlaardingen)

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1924

James A McClure, (Sen-R-Idaho)

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1924

William Archer, Scottish critic/playwright (Green Goddess), dies at 68

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1925

Michel Piccoli, Paris France, actor (Topaz, Peril, May Fools)

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1925

Allan Blank, composer

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1925

Louis Dosfel, Flemish lawyer/literary (Assault!), dies at 44

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1926

Depot Square in Bronx renamed Botanical Square

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1926

Jerome Courtland, Knoxville Tn, actor (Tonka, Tharus)

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1926

Latkin Square in Bronx named for 1st US Jewish soldier to die in WW I

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1927

Philip Barry's "Paris Bound," premieres in NYC

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1927

Stalin's faction wins All-Union Congress in USSR, Trotsky expelled

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1927

Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II's "Show Boat," premieres in NYC

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1930

Wilfrid Sheed, England, writer (Boys of Winter, Hack)

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1930

Meg Greenfield, US politician(?)

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