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 This day in History - February 27
433 Historic Events for February 27
1944

Alan Fudge, Wichita Ks, actor (Man From Atlantis, Paper Dolls)

Birth
1944

Roger Scruton, philosopher

Birth
1944

Graeme Pollock, cricketer (South African batting prodigy)

Birth
1945

HJ Lochtman, Dutch chaplain/resistance fighter, dies in Bergen-Belsen

Death
1945

Battle of US 94 Infantry

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1945

Daniel Olbrychski, Poland, actor (La Truite)

Birth
1946

4th "Road" film, "Road to Utopia" premieres (NYC)

Event
1947

Marian G Klaren, Dutch mime/actress (Red Cabbage)

Birth
1947

Gidon Kremer, Riga Latvia, violinist (Tchaikovsky Prize 1970)

Birth
1947

Ashley Woodcock, cricketer (one Test Aust v NZ 1974, only knock 27)

Birth
1947

Mackinnon of Mackinnon, cricketer (Tests Eng v Aust 1879), dies at 89

Death
1947

Paul-Emile Victor French polar expeditions organized

Event
1948

Stephen Curtis, CEO (DVLA)

Birth
1948

Eddie Gray, rock guitarist (Tommy James and Shondells-Crystal Blue)

Birth
1949

Chaim Weizmann becomes 1st Israeli president

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1950

General Chiang Kai-shek elected president of Nationalist China

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1950

Franco Moschino, fashion Designer

Birth
1950

Ivan Goll, writer, dies at 58

Death
1950

Julia Neuberger, British Rabbi

Birth
1951

Steve Harley, rocker (Come Up and See Me)

Birth
1951

Lee Atwater, Republican National Committee Chairman (1989-91)

Birth
1951

22nd amendment ratified, limiting president to 2 terms

Event
1952

Henk Westbroek, Dutch singer (Good Cause)

Birth
1952

Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator 1926, dies at 74

Death
1952

Kevin Raleigh, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Michael Stanley Band)

Birth