April 27 Birthdays in History - April 27 Deaths - April 27 Events



1992 James Duke Mason, son of singer Belinda Carlisle and Morgan Mason
1975 Andre Gower, actor, Baby Makes 5, Fathers and Sons, Mr. President
1975 Kenny Harris, safety for the Arizona Cardinals
1975 Michael Booker, cornerback for the Atlanta Falcons
1974 Carlos Fortes, soccer player, Sparta
1974 Pete Chryplewicz, tight end, Detroit Lions
1973 Andre Govan, born in Culver City, California, actor, Monster Squad
1973 Sebastien Lareau, born in Montreal, Quebec, tennis player 1996 Olympics
1972 Alison McKnight, born in Bakersfield, California, 100m hurdler/heptathlete
1972 David Lascher, born in New York City, actor, Josh-Clueless, Kidz in the Wood
1972 Ethan Brooks, NFL/WAFL tackle, Atlanta Falcons, Rhein Fire
1972 Silvia Farina, born in Milan, Italy, tennis star, 1995 Maria Lankowitz doubles
1972 Tim Ruddy, NFL center for the Miami Dolphins
1972 Tommy Thompson, NFL punter for the San Francisco 49ers
1971 Craig Keith, NFL tight end for the Jacksonville Jaguars
1971 Hayley Carr, born in Salzburg, Austria, actress, Courtney-As the World Turns
1971 James Burton, cornerback for the Chicago Bears
1971 Ricky Sutton, WLAF defensive end, Barcelona Dragons
1970 Mikiko Hagiwara, WNBA guard, Sacramento Monarchs
1970 Tim Hanshaw, NFL guard for the San Francisco 49ers
1969 Brett Steven, born in Bermuda, New Zealand tennis player 1996 Olympics
1969 Francine "Frankie" McRae, Australian softball outfielder, Bronze Medal 1996 Olympics
1969 Mica Paris, born in South London, England, born Michelle Wallen, rocker, singer, actress, radio and television presenter, known for 1988 debut platinum-selling album 'So Good'
1969 Tyrone Rodgers, CFL defensive linebacker for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1968 Adrian Cooper, NFL tight end for the Minnesota Vikings
1967 Bridgette Gordon, WNBA forward, Sacramento Monarchs, Olympics gold 88
1967 Willem-Alexander CGF, Dutch crown prince/son of Queen Beatrix of Netherlands
1966 Peter McIntyre, cricketer, Australian leg-spinner 1995
1965 Courtenay Becker-Dey, Greenwich Conn, Europe yachter, Olympic-bronze-1996
1964 Paul Osbaldiston, CFL kicker for the Hamilton Tiger Cats
1963 Arther van Dijk, drummer, Ivy Green
1963 Grant Show, actor, Jake-Melrose Place, Rick-Ryan's Hope
1963 Schae Harrison, born in Orange, California, actress, Darla-Bold and Beautiful
1962 Denise Baldwin, Atlanta, LPGA golfer, 1991 Futures Salisbury Classic
1962 Patricia Plumer, born in Covina, California, 1.5k/5k runner
1959 Marco Pirroni, born in London, rock guitarist, Adam and The Ants
1959 Sheena Easton, born in Glasgow, Scotland, singer, Sugar Walls
1956 Dennie Shupryt-Knoop, born in Chicago, Illinois, beach volleyballer 1996 Olympics
1955 Cora Ann Mahalick, New Jersey, news anchor, WNYW-TV
1953 Ellen L. Shulman Baker, born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, MD/astronaut, STS-34, 50, 71
1951 Ace Frehley, born in Bronx, New York, heavy metal rocker, Kiss-Beth, Frehley's Comet
1951 Boris Kinberg, rock percussionist, Mink Deville
1949 Doug Sheehan, actor, Joe Kelly-General Hospital
1949 Douglas Sheehan, born in Santa Monica, California, actor, Ben-Knots Landing
1949 Yoshiaki Fujiwara, wrestler, NJPW/PWF/UWF
1948 Katie Pierson, born in New Jersey, vocals/guitarist, B-52's-Rock Lobster, Love Shack
1948 Frank Abagnale, born in Bronxville, New York, security consultant and former forger
1947 Ann Peebles, born in Missouri, singer, I Can't Stand the Rain
1947 Herbie Murrell, U.S. singer, Stylistics-You are My Everything
1947 Pete Ham, born in Swansea, Wales, rock vocalist, Badfinger-Come and Get It
1946 John Maclean, cricketer, Australian wicket-keeper 1978-79
1945 August Wilson, U.S., playwright, Fences, Pulitzer 1987
1944 Cuba Gooding, U.S. singer, Everybody Plays the Fool
1944 Herb Pedersen, born in Berkley, California, singer, Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited
1944 Michael Fish, British TV weatherman
1943 Helmut Marko, auto racer, Le Mans Grand Prix
1942 Gordon Roddick, English cosmetic manufacturer, Body Shop
1942 Valeri Vladimirovich Polyakov, Russian cosmonaut, Soyuz TM-6, TM-18
1941 Friedrich Goldmann, composer
1941 Jan D. Blaauw, Dutch MP, VVD
1941 Judith Blegen, born in Missoula, Montana, opera singer, Papagena-Magic Flute
1939 Jerry Mercer, born in Montreal, Canada, rock drummer, April Wine
1939 Judy Carne, born in Northhampton, England, comedienne, Laugh-in, Fair Exchange
1938 Earl Anthony, bowler, PBA money champ 1974-6, 1981-3
1937 Sandy Dennis, born in Nebraska, actress, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1936 Khalid Wazir, cricketer, son of S Wazir Ali 2 Tests for Pakistan 1954
1932 Anouk Aimee, Paris, actress, 8, La Dolce Vita
1932 Casey Kasem, born in Detroit, Michigan, radio personality, American Top 40
1932 Charles Adkins, U.S., light welterweight boxer 1952 Olympics gold
1932 Chuck Knox, NFL coach, Rams, Bills, Seahawks
1932 Francois Bayle, born in Taomasina, Madagascar, composer, Musique concrete, acousmatic music, studied with Pierre Schaeffer, Karlheinz Stockhausen
1932 Maxine Brown, rocker, Browns
1931 Igor Oistrach, Russian violinist and son of David Oistrach
1931 Krzystzof Komeda, composer
1930 Roelof F "Pik" Botha, South African minister of Foreign affairs
1929 Nina Ponomareva Romaschkova, born in U.S.S.R., discus thrower, Gold Medal 1952, 1960 Olympics
1927 Connie Kay, jazz drummer
1927 Coretta Scott King, born in Marion, Alabama, civil rights leader
1927 Joe Moakley, born in Boston Massachusetts, Representative-D-Massachusetts 1973 - 2001
1922 Daphne Anderson, born in London, actress, Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice
1922 Jack Klugman, born in Philadelphia, Oscar-Odd Couple, Quincy, Goodbye Columbus
1921 John Stott, British Clergyman
1919 Walter Ritchie, sculptor
1918 John Alfred Scali, journalist/correspondent, ABC
1918 Kirby Stone, born in New York City, jazz combo leader, Baubles Bangles and Beads
1918 Willem N "Pim" Koot, pianist of Concert building, Oh, Lady! Lady!
1914 Albert Soboult, French historian
1912 Franz Weyergans, Belgian literary, Les Gens Heureux
1912 Frederick Rand Weissman, philanthropist
1912 Renato Rascel, actor, 7 Hills of Rome, Secrets of Santa Vittoria
1911 Colin Gordon, Ceylon, actor, John-Baron
1911 Georges Dargaud, French publisher, Asterix, Tintin
1909 Muriel C Bradbrook, English writer, That Infidel Place
1909 Terry Semel, American Businessman
1909 Nicholas Negroponte, American Businessman
1909 Mohammad Khatami, Iranian Philosopher
1906 Mark Alexander Abrams, market researcher
1905 Julian Stryjkowski, writer
1905 Philip Radcliffe, composer
1904 Arthur F. Burns, economist/chairman, Federal Reserve Board
1904 Cecil Day-Lewis, England, poet laureate/detective, Nicholas Blake
1904 Ragnar Skrede, Norwegian poet, Lauvfall
1904 C. Day Lewis, English Poet
1904 Arthur Frank Burns, Ukrainian Economist
1903 Frank Belknap Long, American writer, Rim of the Unknown
1903 Hans Walter Kosterliz, biochemist
1902 Kitty Kelly, born in New York City, actress, Ladies of the Jury, Behind Office Doors
1900 Walter Lantz, animator, Woody Woodpecker's creator
1896 Rogers Hornsby, 2nd baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals
1896 Wallace Hume Carothers, inventor, nylon
1894 Nicolas Slonimsky, composer
1893 Norman Bel Geddes, born in Adrian, Michigan, theatrical designer, Rivals, Dead End
1892 Louis Victor de Broglie, physicist, studied electrons
1891 Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, composer
1884 Louis de Bree, Louis C Davids, actor, Bluejackets
1883 Hubert Harrison, born in St. Croix, Virgin Island, writer/freedom fighter
1875 Andre Baillon, Belgian/French author, Un homme si simple
1875 Freddie Fane, cricketer, Hobbs' 1st Test opening partner
1875 Lumsden Hare, Ireland, actor, Oregon Trail, Desert Fox, Young Bess
1873 Harry M O'Connor, born in Chicago, Illinois, actor, Stranger than Fiction
1871 Arthur Finlay Nevin, composer
1869 William Victor Harris, composer
1865 Emile Erens, Dutch Hagiographer, Pastor of Ars
1861 Georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer
1861 Johan M Skjoldborg, Danish writer, Dynaes-Digte
1840 Edward Whymper, 1st to climb Matterhorn, 1865
1828 Gerben Colmjon, Dutch Frisian linguist/publisher
1824 William Richard Bexfield, composer
1822 Ulysses S. Grant, Ohio, R, 18th president, 1869-77
1822 Frederick Law Olmsted, American Architect
1820 Herbert Spencer, Derby England, Victorian philosopher, Social Statics
1812 Friedrich von Flotow, composer
1803 Alfred Julius Becher, composer
1802 Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer
1791 Samuel Finley Breece Morse, U.S. painter/inventor, telegraph
1767 Andreas Jakob Romberg, German violinist and composer, Song of the Clock
1759 Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist, Female Reader
1737 Edward Gibson, England, historian, Decline and Fall of Roman Emp
1737 Edward Gibbon, English Historian
1724 Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer
1707 John Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens
1701 Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia
1623 Johann Adam Reincken, composer
1410 John Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia











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