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 This day in History - May 27
424 Historic Events for May 27
1931

Kenny Price, Florence Ky, country singer (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw)

Birth
1931

John Chapple, British chief of General Staff

Birth
1931

Florence Sharples, director (British YWCA)

Birth
1932

Jeffrey Bernard, singer

Birth
1933

Walt Disney's "3 Little Pigs" released

Event
1933

Trailing 11-3, Yanks score 12 runs in 8th and beat White Sox 15-11

Event
1933

Austrian communist party banned

Event
1933

Century of Progress Exposition opens in Chicago

Event
1933

Federal Securities Act signed

Event
1934

Meijer Linnewiel, [Prof Kokadorus], Amsterdam street hawker, dies

Death
1934

Harlan [Jay] Ellison, US, sci-fi author (7 Hugos, Doomsman, Babylon 5)

Birth
1935

Elias Gistelinck, Flemish composer

Birth
1935

Ramsey Lewis, Chic, pop jazz artist (Hang on Sloopy)

Birth
1935

Lee Meriwether, LA Calif, Miss America (Time Tunnel, Barnaby Jones)

Birth
1935

Supreme Court declares FDR's Natl Recovery Act unconstitutional

Event
1936

Louis Gossett Jr, Bkln NY, actor (Officer and Gentleman, Deep)

Birth
1936

Lord Holme, president British Liberal Party

Birth
1936

Benjamin Bathurst, vice chief of British Defense Staff

Birth
1936

Eric Anderson, headmaster (Eton)

Birth
1936

RMS Queen Mary leaves Southampton for NY on maiden voyage

Event
1937

Golden Gate Bridge, SF, dedicated

Event
1937

Carl Hubbell wins his 24th consecutive game (since July 17, 1936)

Event
1938

Bradman scores his 1000th cricket run of Eng season, earliest to do so

Event
1939

Don Williams, Floydada Texas, country singer (I Believe in You)

Birth
1939

Earl Cairns, CEO (S G Warburg and Co)

Birth