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 This day in History - September 27
418 Historic Events for September 27
1918

Lord Shepherd

Birth
1918

Martin Ryle, Britain, radio astronomer/astronomer royal (1972-82)

Birth
1918

Jame McCallion, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Mi Taylor-National Velvet)

Birth
1919

Democratic National Committee voted to allow female members

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1919

Pitcher Bob Shawkey sets then Yank record with 15 strike-outs

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1919

Babe Ruth's 29th HR is 1st of year in Wash (1st in every park in league in one season)

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1919

British troops withdraw from Archangelsk

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1919

Robert Gleeson, cricketer (one Test for S Africa 1895-96), dies

Death
1919

Adelina [Adela JM] Patti, Italian soprano (Lucio), dies at 76

Death
1919

Earl of Clanwilliam

Birth
1919

Charles H Percy, (Sen-R-Ill)

Birth
1920

William Conrad, Louisville Ky, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Cannon)

Birth
1920

J K Gill, president (Saatchi and Saatchi)

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1921

D E Nineham, theologian

Birth
1921

Yanks beat Indians 21-7 in Polo Grounds

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1921

Engelbert Humperdinck, Ger opera composer (Schneewittchen), dies at 67

Death
1921

Mil¢s Jancs¢, V c Hungary, director (My Way Home)

Birth
1922

King Constantine I of Greece abdicates

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1922

Arthur Penn, Phila, director (Miracle Worker, Bonnie and Clyde)

Birth
1922

Carl Ballantine, actor (McHale's Navy)

Birth
1922

James Wilson, composer

Birth
1923

Mary McCarty, Winfield Ks, actress/singer (Starch-Trapper John MD)

Birth
1923

Italian troops leave occupied Korfu

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1923

NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits 1st of his 493 HRs

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1924

Giants clinch their 4th straight pennant, beating Phils 5-1

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