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 This day in History - April 27
356 Historic Events for April 27
1935

Yanks pull a 1st inning triple-play and beat Phila A's 9-8

Event
1936

Khalid Wazir, cricketer (son of S Wazir Ali 2 Tests for Pakistan 1954)

Birth
1936

Karl Pearson, mathematician, dies

Death
1936

Frederik A Stoett, linguist (Dutch Proverbs), dies at 72

Death
1937

Sandy Dennis, Nebraska, actress (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?)

Birth
1937

US Social Security system makes its 1st benefit payment

Event
1937

1st US social security payment made

Event
1937

Antonio Gramsci, Italian philosopher/marxist theorist, dies at 46

Death
1937

Phil Jones, newsman (CBS)

Birth
1938

Edmond Rubbens, Belgian minister to Colonies, dies at 44

Death
1938

Earl Anthony, bowler (PBA money champ 1974-6, 1981-3)

Birth
1939

Judy Carne, Northhampton Engl, comedienne (Laugh-in, Fair Exchange)

Birth
1939

Jerry Mercer, Montreal Canada, rock drummer (April Wine)

Birth
1940

Himmler orders establishment of Auschwitz Concentration Camp

Event
1941

Jan D Blaauw, Dutch MP (VVD)

Birth
1941

Judith Blegen, Missoula Mont, opera singer (Papagena-Magic Flute)

Birth
1941

Friedrich Goldmann, composer

Birth
1941

German troops occupy Athens Greece

Event
1942

Valeri Vladimirovich Polyakov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-6, TM-18)

Birth
1942

Gordon Roddick, English cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop)

Birth
1942

Tornado destroys Pryor Oklahoma killing 100, injuring 300

Event
1942

Belgium Jews are forced to wear stars

Event
1943

Soviet Union breaks contact with Polish government exiled in London

Event
1943

Eugene Polyakov, dancer

Birth
1943

Helmut Marko, auto racer (Le Mans Grand Prix)

Birth