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 This day in History - February 27
433 Historic Events for February 27
1961

Platt Adams, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1912), dies

Death
1961

Grant Shaud, actor (Miles Silverburg-Murphy Brown)

Birth
1961

James Worthy, NBA forward (LA Lakers, 1988 Playoff MVP)

Birth
1962

Veronica Ribot-Canales, Buenos Aires Argentina, US diver (Olympics-96)

Birth
1962

Grant Show, Detroit Mich, actor (Jack Hanson-Melrose Place)

Birth
1962

Kory Tarpenning, Portland Oregon, pole vaulter

Birth
1962

Adam Baldwin, actor (Full Metal Jacket, My Bodyguard)

Birth
1962

Willie Best, actor (Charlie-My Little Margie), dies at 45

Death
1962

South-Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem's palace bombed, 1st US killed

Event
1963

Mickey Mantle of NY Yankees sign a baseball contract worth $100,000

Event
1963

Francesco Cancellotti, Italy, tennis star

Birth
1964

Ewen Vernal, British pop bassist (Deacon Blue-Your Town)

Birth
1964

April Heinrichs, Littleton Colo, US women's soccer coach (Olympic-96)

Birth
1964

Richard de Vries, soccer player (De Graafschap)

Birth
1964

"What Makes Sammy Run?" opens at 84th St Theater NYC for 540 perfs

Event
1965

"High Spirits" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 375 performances

Event
1965

France performs Underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria

Event
1965

Sandra Cecchini, Bologna Italy, tennis star (1995 Warsaw doubles)

Birth
1965

Dutch Marijnen govt resigns

Event
1966

Ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Belousova and Protopopov of URS

Event
1966

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Emmerich Danzer AUT

Event
1966

Ice Dance Championship at Davos won by Diane Towler/Bernard Ford GRB

Event
1966

Minerva Urecal, actress (Apache Rose, Ghost Crazy), dies at 81

Death
1966

Gregg Rainwater, actor (Buck Cross-Young Riders)

Birth
1966

Chris Howard, US baseball catcher (Seattle Mariners)

Birth