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 This day in History - June 27
381 Historic Events for June 27
1910

Karel Reiner, composer

Birth
1911

Alfred Scott Witherbee Jr, US, 3 year old who drowned on Lusitania

Birth
1911

V K Narayana Menon, composer

Birth
1911

Paul Eekman, Flemish RC politician (1964- )

Birth
1912

Audrey Christie, Chic Ill, actress (Dorothy-Fair Exchange)

Birth
1912

George Bonnor, cricketer (once ran three before he was caught), dies

Death
1913

Willie Mosconi, world champion pool player (1941-57)

Birth
1914

Giorgio Almirante, Italy, fascist (member of parliament (1948-87))

Birth
1914

Alexander Pola, [Abraham Polak], Dutch actor/writer (Farce Major)

Birth
1914

Jack Johnson beats Frank Moran in 20 for heavyweight boxing title

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1914

US signs treaty of commerce with Ethiopia

Event
1915

Hendrik W van Leeuwen, musician

Birth
1915

100øF (38øC), Fort Yukon Alaska (state record)

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1915

Dutch SDAP demonstrates against conscription

Event
1916

Hallvard Olav Johnsen, composer

Birth
1916

Arthur Walter Lucas, picture restorer

Birth
1917

Gustav von Schmolle, German economist (Historical School), dies at 79

Death
1917

1st baseball player (Hank Gowdy) to enter WW I military service

Event
1917

K M Rangnekar, cricketer (batted in 3 Tests India v Australia 1947-48)

Birth
1917

Ronald George Hayward, political manager

Birth
1918

Jos‚phin P‚ladan, French writer/CEO (French Red Cross), dies

Death
1918

Adolph Kiefer, US, 100m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1936)

Birth
1920

I A L Diamond, screenwriter (1960 Acad Award-Apartment)

Birth
1921

G M J Veldkamp, Dutch politician (CDA)

Birth
1922

Newberry Medal 1st presented for kids literature (Hendrik Van Loon)

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