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 This day in History - July 27
422 Historic Events for July 27
1951

Janet Eilber, Detroit Mich, actress (Hard to Hold, Romantic Comedy)

Birth
1952

W de Basil, [US Voskresenski], Russia, ballet dancer, dies

Death
1952

Emile Zatopek runs Olympic record marathon (2:23:03.2)

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1952

Roland Pope, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies

Death
1953

Dizzy Dean, Al Simmons Chief Bender, Bobby Wallace, Harry Wright, Ed Barrow, and Bill Klem and Tom Connolly are inducted into Hall of Fame

Event
1953

North Korea and UN sign armistice

Event
1953

Vatican disallows priest holiday work in factory

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1953

Wim G J M van de Camp, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)

Birth
1953

1st insulin isolated by F Banting and C Best in Toronto

Event
1954

Armistice divides Vietnam into two countries

Event
1954

36th PGA Championship: Chick Herbert at Keller GC St Paul Minn

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1955

Israeli passenger plane shot down above Bulgaria, 58 die

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1955

Austria regains full independence after 4-power occupation

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1955

Bulgaria shoots down a plane heading for Israel (58 die)

Event
1955

Allan Border, cricket captain (Australia)

Birth
1956

Jim Laker takes 9-37 in Australia's 1st innings at Manchester

Event
1956

J M M Commaille, cricketer (12 Tests for S Africa 1910-28), dies

Death
1957

Gezina E "Liesbeth" van Apeldoorn, Dutch actress (Composer)

Birth
1957

Hansi Muller, skier

Birth
1957

St James' Theater in London closes

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1958

Louise Suggs wins LPGA French Lick Golf Open

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1958

Christopher Dean, Olympics skater (Torvill and Dean/Olympic-gold-1984)

Birth
1959

David East, cricketer

Birth
1959

William Shea announces he plans to have a baseball team in NYC in 1961

Event
1959

Abbas Ali Baig scores 112 for India v England on debut

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