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 This day in History - January 27
427 Historic Events for January 27
1934

Julian Ogilvie Thompson, CEO (De Beers)

Birth
1934

Federico Mayor Zaragoza, Barcelona Spain, UNESCO director (1987- )

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1934

Edithe Cresson, premier of France (1991-92)

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1934

Donald Spiers, controller (Aircraft MoD)

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1934

French govt of Chautemps falls (Stavisky Affair)

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1935

Gillian Beer, professor/president (Clare Hall-Cambridge)

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1936

Ismail Kadare, Albanian author/poet (Dimri i Madh)

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1936

Troy Donahue, NYC, actor (Surfside Six, Cockfighter, Hawaiian Eye)

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1937

John Ogdon, Manchester England, pianist/composer

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1938

Kim Gardner, rocker (Byrds)

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1938

Timothy Elworthy, Captain of The Queen's Flight

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1939

Tigran Yegiayi Mansuryan, composer

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1939

Rawlings, Baroness

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1939

N R Bomford, head master (Harrow School)

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1939

Mike Hill, Jackson MI, PGA golfer (1977 Ohio Kings Island Open)

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1940

Brian T O'Leary, Boston Mass, astronaut

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1940

Harry Kmel, Flemish director (Monsieur Hawarden)

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1940

-17øF (-27øC), CCC Camp F-16, Georgia (state record)

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1941

Peruvian agent Rivera-Schreib‚r warns of Jap assault on Pearl Harbor

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1941

Iver Paul Fredrik Holter, composer, dies at 90

Death
1942

Petr Kotik, composer

Birth
1942

James Cromwell, LA Calif, actor (Stretch-All in the Family, Babe)

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1942

-19øF (-27.4øC), Netherland's coldest day since 1850

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1943

A H Harper, CEO (Baltic Exchange)

Birth
1943

Cumberlege, Baroness

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