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 This day in History - January 27
427 Historic Events for January 27
1969

Phil Plantier, Manchester NH, outfielder (SD Padres, Red Sox, A's)

Birth
1969

9 Jews publically executed in Damascus Syria

Event
1969

Actress Thelma Ritter suffers a heart attack (she dies Feb 5th)

Event
1969

Noordiers vicar Ian Paisley sentenced to 3 years

Event
1969

Charles Winninger, actor (Charlie Farrell Show), dies at 82

Death
1969

Hanns Jelinek, composer, dies at 67

Death
1969

Kristen Danihy, Lawton Okla, team handball circle/wing (Olympics-1996)

Birth
1970

Movie rating system modifies "M" rating to "PG"

Event
1970

Dean Headley, cricket (grandson of George, England ODI quick 1996)

Birth
1970

Carlos Javier Bernardo, Dutch prince

Birth
1970

Ed Ford, comedian (Can You Top This?), dies at 72

Death
1970

Probir Sen, cricket (20 catch and 11 stumpings, 14 Tests for Ind), dies

Death
1970

Dario Brose, Queens NY, US soccer halfback (Olympic-92)

Birth
1971

Montgomery St Station, last link in BART, `holed thru'

Event
1971

Patrice Brisebois, Montreal, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens)

Birth
1971

Mark Noordlander, soccer player (Sparta)

Birth
1972

Bryant Young, NFL defensive tackle (SF 49ers)

Birth
1972

Richard Courant, German/US mathematician, dies at 84

Death
1972

Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer (He Got the Whole World), dies at 60

Death
1972

Chad Askew, NFL wide receiver (NY Jets)

Birth
1972

Mark Lawrence, Burlington, NHL right wing (Dallas Stars)

Birth
1973

US male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr

Event
1973

US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn

Event
1973

UCLA's basketball team wins 61st consecutive game (NCAA record)

Event
1973

US and Vietnam sign cease-fire, ending longest US war and milt draft

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