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 This day in History - July 27
422 Historic Events for July 27
1944

US regains possession of Guam from Japanese

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1944

US troops occupy le Mesnil-Herman/Hill 183 Normandy

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1945

US Communist Party forms

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1945

Cubs purchase pitcher Hank Borowy from NY Yankees

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1946

Ricardo Anasagasti, [Ricardo M Meul], Cura‡ao, dancer/actor

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1946

Gertrude Stein, US/Fren author/poet (Ida, Tender Buttons), dies at 72

Death
1946

Gwynne Gilford, LA Calif, actress (Linda Harris-Waverly Wonders)

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1946

Boston Red Sox Rudy York hits 2 grand slams in 1 game, gets 10 RBIs

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1946

Toktar Ongarbajewitch Aubakirov, Kazakhstan, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13)

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1947

Yogi Berri starts record 148 game errorless streak

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1947

Wayne Dowdy, (Rep-D-MS, 1981- )

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1947

Betty Thomas, St Louis Mo, actress (Lucy Baines-Hill Street Blues)

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1948

Peggy Fleming Jenkins, San Jose Calif, figure skater (Olym-gold-1968)

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1948

Henny Vrienten, Dutch bassist/singer (Doe Maar)

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1948

Otto Skorzeny escapes anti-nazi camp at Darmstadt

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1948

Francesco Spetrino, composer, dies at 91

Death
1948

Bradman's 29th and last Test Cricket century, part of winning 3-404

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1948

Australia set 404 to win v England at Headingley

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1949

1st jet-propelled airline (De Havilland Comet) flies

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1949

Maureen McGovern, Youngstown Oh, singer (Got To Be a Morning After)

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1949

David Muse, rocker (Firefall)

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1949

Jeremy Thomas, actor (Family Life)

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1950

Michael Vaughn, rocker (Paper Lace)

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1950

Simon Jones, Willshire England, comedian (News is the News)

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1950

Pres Truman promises aid to Taiwan

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