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 This day in History - September 27
418 Historic Events for September 27
1952

Doemitri Dorin Prunariu, Romania, cosmonaut (Soyuz 40)

Birth
1953

Heather Watts, LA Calif, ballerina (Dancing on My Grave)

Birth
1953

Bert Bechichar, Baltimore Colts, kicks a 56-yard field goal

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1953

Benjamin Gene Brown, SF Calif, 4X400 runner (Olympic-gold-1976)

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1953

KQTV TV channel 2 in Saint Joseph, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting

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1953

Typhoon destroys 1/3 of Nagoya Japan

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1953

Jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist, dies at 72

Death
1953

Greg Ham, Australia, rock saxophonist/flutist (Men At Work)

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1953

KCMO (now KCTV) TV channel 5 in Kansas City, MO (CBS) begins

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1953

KNOE TV channel 8 in Monroe-West Monroe, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1953

KOLO TV channel 8 in Reno, NV (ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

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1953

St Louis Browns play last game in Sportsman's Park, losing 100th game

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1953

Diane Abbott, MP

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1953

WHBQ TV channel 13 in Memphis, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting

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1953

Robbie Shakespeare, Jamaica, reggae bassist (Sly and Robbie-DJ Riot)

Birth
1953

WMAZ TV channel 13 in Macon, GA (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

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1953

WTOK TV channel 11 in Meridian, MS (ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

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1954

Steve Allen's "Tonight Show" premieres

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1954

School integration begins in Wash DC and Baltimore Md public schools

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1954

1st African American Supreme Court page is CV Bush

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1955

Henri Liebrecht, Belgian stagewriter/journalist, dies at 71

Death
1956

Milburn Apt, in X-2 rocket plane reaches 3370 kph, but, dies in crash

Death
1956

[Mildred] Babe Didrikson-Zaharias, javelin (Oly-gold-32), dies at 45

Death
1956

Gerald Raphael Finzi, composer, dies at 55

Death
1957

Bill Athey, cricketer (England batsman in 23 Tests 1980-88)

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