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 This day in History - February 27
433 Historic Events for February 27
1991

Singer James Brown is released from prison

Event
1991

Robert-Jan Akkerman, Dutch diplomat (to Tunis), murdered

Death
1992

S I Hayakawa, (Sen-Calif, 1977-83), dies at 85

Death
1992

Marinus Ruppert, Dutch trade union leader (CNV), dies at 80

Death
1992

Larry Smith, named 9th Commissioner of the CFL

Event
1992

Tiger Woods, 16, becomes youngest PGA golfer in 35 years

Event
1993

PBA National Championship Won by Ron Palombi Jr

Event
1993

Jos‚ Duval, actor (Juan Valdez), dies at 72

Death
1993

Lillian Gish, US actress (Birth of a Nation), dies at 96

Death
1993

Ruby Keeler, actress (42nd Street), dies of cancer at 83

Death
1994

Leopold "Hans" Kohr, Austria social philosopher/economist, dies at 84

Death
1994

Laurence "Bill" Craigie, jet pioneer, dies at 92

Death
1994

Karl I Pelgrom, Dutch sculptor, dies at 66

Death
1994

Harold Acton, English/Italian historian/art collector, dies at 84

Death
1994

Maronite church near Beirut bombed, 10 killed

Event
1994

17th Winter Olympic games closes in Lillehammer, Norway

Event
1995

Philip Sherrington, opus Dei Priest, dies at 51

Death
1995

Bernard Cornfield, financier, dies at 67

Death
1995

Car bomb explodes in Zakho, North-Iraq (54-80 killed)

Event
1996

Sylvia Williams, museum director/curator, dies at 60

Death
1996

Pat Smythe, show jumper, dies at 67

Death
1996

George Ian Murray, 10th Duke of Atholl, dies at 64

Death
1996

Fran‡ois Chaumette, actor (They Never Slept, Christine), dies at 72

Death
1996

Mark Waugh scores 126 in World Cup against India

Event
1997

"Last Night of Ballyhoo" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC

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