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 This day in History - April 27
356 Historic Events for April 27
1991

Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by David Ozio

Event
1991

Ken Curtis, actor (Lost, Freckles, Calif Gold Rush), dies at 74

Death
1991

Marcus Heeresma, writer/poet (Anna, Son of a Whore), dies

Death
1992

James Duke Mason, son of singer Belinda Carlisle and Morgan Mason

Birth
1992

"Small Family Business" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 48 perfs

Event
1992

Olivier Messiaen, French composer, dies at 83

Death
1992

NY Jets finish perfect 5-0 pre-season for 1st time

Event
1992

NY Mets trade David Cone to Toronto Blue Jays for Jeff Kent

Event
1993

Afghan Antonov AN-32 crashes at Tashqurgan, kills 76

Event
1993

Hans Sahl, German/US writer (Tie Exil im Exil), dies at 90

Death
1994

"Inspector Calls" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 454 performances

Event
1994

Jerome Lejeune, physiologist, dies at 69

Death
1994

Graeme Obree bicycles world record time (52,713 km)

Event
1994

President Nixon buried in Nixon Library in Calif

Event
1994

Twins righty Scott Erickson no-hits Brewers 6-0

Event
1994

7th longest NHL game: NJ Devils beat Buffalo Sabres (125 min 43 sec)

Event
1994

John Preston, US writer (Gay House, Big Gay Book), dies at 48

Death
1994

Lynne Frederick Unger, actress (Trail of Pink Panther), dies at 39

Death
1994

29.0øC in Genevad, Sweden (Swedish April high temperature record)

Event
1995

"Indiscretions" opens at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC for 221 perfs

Event
1995

Coors Field in Colo opens - Denver Rockies beats Mets 11-9 in 14

Event
1996

Brunswick World Tournament of Champions won by Dave D'Entremont

Event
1996

Joan Sterndale Bennett, actress (Elizabeth-Dark Shadows), dies at 86

Death
1996

William Egan Colby, cIA Director, dies at 76

Death
1997

"Little Foxes," opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 56 performances

Event