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 This day in History - May 27
424 Historic Events for May 27
1912

Sam Snead, Hot Springs VA, PGA golfer (PGA-1963, 65, 67, 70, 72, 73)

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1912

John Cheever, writer (Wapshot Chronicle)

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1913

Wolfgang Schulze, [Wols], German cartoonist/painter

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1913

Arthur Mervyn Stockwood, bishop

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1913

Mervyn Stockwood, bishop (Southwark England)

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1914

Rose Stainton, CEO (British Airways)

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1914

Lord Erroll of Hale, British minister

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1914

Hugh Le Caine, composer

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1914

Joseph Wilson Swan, physicist/chemist, dies

Death
1915

Herman Wouk, NYC, novelist (Caine Mutiny, Winds of War)

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1915

Mario del Monaco, Italian opera singer (Verdi/Puccini)

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1916

Joseph S Galli‚ni, General/military governor of Paris, dies

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1916

Norman Griggs, VP (Building Society Association)

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1916

Groundbreaking begins on Hugh Grant Circle in Bronx

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1917

Race riot in East St Louis Illinois, 1 black killed

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1918

Henry Adams, US literature historian (Esther), dies at 80

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1918

Battle of Aisne

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1918

Yasuhiro Nakasone, premier of Japan (1982-87)

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1919

Kam Fong, Honolulu Hawaii, actor (Hawaii Five-0)

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1919

1st transatlantic flight ends; US Navy flying boat takes 11 days

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1919

Charles Strite patents pop-up toaster

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1920

William Crawshay, Lord-Lt of Gwent

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1920

Tatar ASSR forms in Russian SFSR

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1920

Michael Webster, CEO (DRG)

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1921

Caryl Chessman, kidnapper who got death penalty (1960)

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