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 This day in History - May 27
424 Historic Events for May 27
1954

Herzmanovsky-Orlando, writer, dies

Death
1955

Graeme "Jock" Edwards, cricketer (beefy NZ lefty batsman late 70's)

Birth
1955

Boston Red Sox Norm Zauchin gets 10 RBIs, beating Senators 16-0

Event
1955

Bill Malley, Oakland CA, Nike golfer (1991 El Paso Open-30th)

Birth
1955

Red Buttons Show, last airs on NBC-TV

Event
1956

French raid in Algiers

Event
1956

Steve Pagano, horse trainer

Birth
1956

Nick Lowery, NFL kicker (NY Jets)

Birth
1956

US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)

Event
1956

Lisa Niemi, Houston Tx, actress (Dirty Dancing, Will Rodgers Follies)

Birth
1957

Duncan Goodhew, swimmer

Birth
1957

Siouxsie Sioux, [Susan Ballion], Kent England (Siouxsie and Banshees)

Birth
1957

Bruce Furniss, US swimmer (Olympics-2 gold-1976)

Birth
1958

Linnea Quigley, Davenport Iowa, actress (Night of Demons, Virgin High)

Birth
1958

Neil Finn, rocker (Split Enz-I Got You, Crowded House)

Birth
1958

Vanguard SLV-1 launched for Earth orbit (failed)

Event
1958

Samuel Stritch, US cardinal/archbishop (Chicago), dies

Death
1958

Ainslie Pryor, actor (Adventures of Hiram Holiday), dies at 46

Death
1958

Ernest Green and 600 whites graduate from Little Rock's Central HS

Event
1960

George Zucco, actor (Fog Island, Black Raven, Desire Me), dies at 74

Death
1960

Vinodhan John, cricket pace bowler (Sri Lankan in 6 Tests 1983-84)

Birth
1960

Balt manager Paul Richards devises oversized catcher's mitt

Event
1960

1st use of oversized catching mitt (Balt Oriole Clint Courtney)

Event
1960

Ray Armsetad, Kirksville Mo, 4X400 runner (Olympic-gold-1984)

Birth
1960

Military coup overthrows democratic government of Turkey

Event