July 27 Birthdays in History - July 27 Deaths - July 27 Events
1977 Jason Michael Zimbler, born in Queens, New York, actor, Clarissa Explains it All
1976 Mwadi Mabika, WNBA guard and forward for the Los Angeles Sparks
1975 Alex Rodriguez, New York City, shortstop for the Seattle Mariners
1973 Amy Linn Duncan, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Miss America-Oklahoma 1997
1973 Niki Jenkins, born in Selkirk, Manitoba, 72 kg judoka, 1996 Olympics gold
1973 Sami Alalampi, WLAF receiver, Barcelona Dragons
1972 Alph Browning, NLF/WLAF receiver, Redskins, Barcelona Dragons
1972 Bryce Bevill, CFL defensive back for the Saskatchewan Roughriders
1972 Clint Robinson, Brisbane QLD Australia, K-1 1k canoeist, Bronze Medal 1996 Olympics
1972 Maya Rudolph, American Actress
1971 Brennon James Dowric, Australian gymnast, 1992, 1996 Olympics
1970 Tom Europe, CFL defensive back, Montreal Alouettes
1969 Jason Woolley, born in Toronto, NHL defenseman for the Florida Panthers
1969 Linda Burgess, WNBA forward for the Los Angeles Sparks
1968 Christina Singer, born in Goeppingen, Germany, tennis star, 1991 Futures GBR
1968 Maria Grazia Cucinotta, born in Messina, Sicily, actress, Postman
1968 Tom Goodwin, born in Fresno California, outfielder for the Kansas City Royals
1967 Craig Wolanin, Grosse Pointe, NHL defenseman for the Colorado Avalanche
1967 Emiel van Eijkeren, soccer player, FC The Hague/NEC
1967 Jeff Novak, NFL tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars
1967 Julian McMahon, actor, Ian Rain-Another World, John Grant-Profiler
1967 Neil Smith, cricketer, Warwickshire and England A all-rounder
1967 Sasha Mitchell, born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Spike of Bensonhurst
1963 Jason Buck, WLAF defensive end for the Scottish Claymores
1963 Donnie Yen, Chinese Actor
1961 Daniel C Burbank, born in Manchester, Connecticut, Lieutenant Commander USCG/astronaut
1960 Christina Singer, born in Geoppingen, Germany, tennis star
1960 Jo Durie, born in Bristol, England, professional tennis player, tennis commentator, ranked 5th in the World, winner of two Grand Slam titles
1960 Reinaldo de Carvalho, carnival King
1958 Christopher Dean, Olympics skater, Torvill and Dean, Gold Medal 1984 Olympics, Bronze Medal 1994 Olympics
1957 Gezina E "Liesbeth" van Apeldoorn, Dutch actress, Composer
1957 Hansi Muller, born in Stuttgart, Germany, athlete, footballer, played for German national football team
1956 Carol Leifer, American Comedian
1955 Allan Border, cricket captain, Australia
1953 Wim G J M van de Camp, Dutch 2nd Chamber member, CDA
1953 Yahoo Serious, Australian Director
1951 Janet Eilber, born in Detroit, Michigan, actress, Hard to Hold, Romantic Comedy
1949 David Muse, rocker, Firefall
1949 Jeremy Thomas, actor, Family Life
1949 Maureen McGovern, born in Youngstown, Ohio, singer, Got To Be a Morning After
1948 Henny Vrienten, Dutch bassist/singer, Doe Maar
1948 Peggy Fleming Jenkins, born in San Jose, California, figure skater, Olym-gold-1968
1947 Betty Thomas, born in St. Louis, Missouri, actress, Lucy Baines-Hill Street Blues
1947 Wayne Dowdy, born in Fitzgerald, Georgia, Representative-D-Mississippi 1981 - 1989
1946 Gwynne Gilford, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, Linda Harris-Waverly Wonders
1946 Ricardo Anasagasti, Ricardo M Meul, Curaeao, dancer/actor
1946 Toktar Ongarbajewitch Aubakirov, Kazakhstan, cosmonaut, Soyuz TM-13
1944 Aleksandr Ivanovich Dedkov, cosmonaut
1944 Bobbie Gentry, Mississippi, singer and songwriter, Ode to Billy Joe
1943 Al Ramsey, born in New Jersey, rocker, Gary Lewis and the Playboys-This Diamond Ring
1943 Stu Gilliam, Detroit, actor/comedian, Roll Out, Harris and Company
1942 Barbara Ferris, born in London, England, actress, Nice Girl Like Me
1942 John Pleshette, New York City, actor, Richard-Knots Landing, 7th Avenue
1942 Robert Arthur Thornbury Campbell, journalist/musician
1941 Johannes Fritsch, composer
1941 Charlie Norwood, born in Georgia, Army Captain, politician, member, U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia
1939 Irv Cross, NFL sportscaster, CBS-TV
1939 James McGee, pathologist/professor, Morbid Anatomy at Oxford
1939 James Victor, born in Puerto Rico, actor, Boulevard Night, Streets of LA
1938 Gary Gygax, born in Chicago, writer, game designer, co-created 'Dungeons & Dragons' role-playing game
1937 Anna Dawson, British comedienne, Violet-Keeping Up Appearances
1937 Chuck Jackson, born in Latta, South Carolina, singer, Any Day Now, I Don't Want to Cry
1937 Don Galloway, born in Brooksville, Kentucky, actor, Arrest and Trial, Ironside
1937 Robert Gibb, zoo/theme park creator
1934 John Pardoe, CEO, Sight and Sound Education, Liberal MP
1933 Nick Reynolds, rocker, Kingston Trio-Scarlet Ribbons
1933 Roger Harris, cricketer, New Zealand opening batsman vs England 1959
1932 Beverly Byron, born in Baltimore, Maryland, Representative-D-Maryland 1979 - 1993
1932 Curnick M Ndlovu, Jailed South Africian worker's union leader
1932 Robert Cowan, CEO, Highlands and Islands Enterprises
1931 Jerry Van Dyke, born in Danville, Illinois, actor, My Mother the Car, Coach
1930 Ronald Dearing, chairman, British Post Office
1930 Shirley Williams, co-founder, Social Democratic Party, labour minister
1929 Harvey Fuqua, rock vocalist, Moonglows-Sincerely
1929 Jack Higgins, Harry Patterson, novelist
1929 Marc Wilkinson, composer
1928 Sakari Mononen, composer
1926 Peter Coker, captain
1925 Doc Pomus, born in Brooklyn, New York, given name Jerome Solon Felder, blues singer, songwriter, inducted in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Songwriters Hall of Fame, Blues Hall of Fame
1924 Otar Vasil'yevich Taktakishvili, composer
1924 Vincent Canby, critic, New York Times
1922 Adolfo Celi, born in Sicily, Italy, director, Next Man, Murders in Rue Morgue
1922 Bob Thiele, record producer
1922 Lillian Hayman, born in Baltimore, Maryland, actress, Leslie Uggams Show
1922 Norman Lear, TV writer/producer, All in The Family
1920 Beatrice Pearson, born in Dennison, Texas, actress, Moving Finger
1920 James Munn, commissioner, British University
1918 Eero Aukusti Sipila, composer
1918 Leonard Rose, born in Washington D.C., concert cellist, New York Phil 1943-51
1917 John Cunningham, executive director, British Aerospace
1917 Moses Rascoe, blues Singer
1917 Robert Cowans, executive director, British Aerospace
1916 Asfa Wossen, Crown prince of Ethiopia/son of emperor Haile Selassi
1916 Elbert "Skippy" Williams, tenor Sax player
1916 Kennan Wynn, born in New York City, actor, Dr. Strangelove, Absent Minded Professor
1916 Siegfried Reda, composer
1916 Elizabeth Hardwick, American literary critic, novelist, author, co-founded The New York Review of Books
1915 Jack Iverson, Australian cricket mystery spinner, late 40's
1913 Eva Jones, poet and novelist
1913 Mary Green, headmistress, Kidbrooke School
1913 Vittorio Sereni, Italian poet, Diario d'Algeria
1912 Igor Markevitch, born in Kiev, Ukraine, conductor, Le Paradis Perdu
1912 Vernon Elliott, musician/composer
1911 Wilfrid Ewart Oulton, airman
1910 Bea Marcia Anastasia verbrook Christoforides, writer
1910 Julien Gracq, Louis Poirier, French writer, Andre Breton
1909 Gianandrea Gavazzeni, conductor
1909 Hilde Domin, born in Cologne, Germany, lyric poet, writer, German-language poet, wrote Das zweite Paradies (The Second Paradise), volume of prose
1908 Lord Jenkins of Putney, British MP of Arts, Labour
1907 Denis Rickett, private secretary to Clement Attlee
1907 Mollie Doreen Phillips, British figure skater/judge, Olympics 1932,36
1906 Leo Durocher, born in Massachusetts, baseball manager, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants
1904 Agnes Yarnall, sculptor, artist, author laa, 1987
1904 Anton Dolin, Patrick Healey-Kay, dancer, Girl From Petrovka
1904 Kenneth Tompkins Bainbridge, physicist
1903 Clive Martin Douglas, composer
1903 Nikolai Cherkasov, born in St. Petersburg, Russia, actor, Ivan the Terrible
1900 Charles Vidor, born in Budapest, Hungary, direct, Rhapsody, Gilda, Cover Girl
1900 Hans Haug, born in Switzerland, composer, primitivist style, wrote solo guitar piece, Preludio, Tiento et Toccata
1899 Harl McDonald, near Boulder Colorado, composer, Santa Fe Trail
1899 Perc Hornibrook, Australian cricket left-arm bowler, 20's
1899 C. S. Forester, English Novelist
1898 Audley Moore, civil rights activist, humanitarian [Queen Mother]
1894 Gerald F Bogan, U.S. Vice-Admiral, WW II-Pacific Ocean
1890 Judith Lowry, born in Ft. Sill, Oklahoma, actress, Effect of Gamma Rays ...
1881 Hans Fischer, German physicist, Nobel 1930
1880 Donald Crisp, born in Scotland, actor, How Green Was My Valley, Pollyana
1880 Joseph Tinker, baseball Hall of Famer, 1/3 of fame double play combo
1879 Francesco Gaeta, Italian poet, Il Libro Della Giovinezza
1878 Jean F van Royen, Dutch German secretary, PTT
1878 Th to de Weeme, painter
1877 Erno [Ernst von] Dohnanyi, Hungary, composer, Msg to Posterity
1872 Stanislav Binicki, composer
1870 Hilaire Belloc, English Poet
1867 Enrique Granados, born in Lerida, Spain, composer, Maria del Carmen
1857 Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge, orientalist/museum curator
1857 Jose Celso Barbosa, born in Puerto Rico, found Federalist Party in 1900
1848 Roland baron Eotvos, Hungarian physicist
1848 Vladimir de Pachmann, painter
1840 Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, Major General Union volunteers
1835 Giosue Carducci, born in Italy, poet, Nobel 1906
1824 Alexandre Dumas, born in France, playwright/novelist, Camille
1820 John Franklin Farnsworth, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1812 Thomas Lanier Clingman, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1802 Benedikt Randhartinger, composer
1801 George Biddle Airy, 7th Astronomer Royal
1784 Andre-Georges-Louis Onslow, English/French composer, chamber music
1781 Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani, composer
1777 Thomas Campbell, poet, Hohenlinden, Battle of the Baltic
1768 Charlotte Corday d'Armont, murdered Jean-Paul Marat in bath
1741 Francois-Hippolyte Barthelemon, composer
1734 Jakob Zupan, composer
1667 Jean Bernoulli, mathematician
1625 Edward Montagu, England
1612 Murad IV, sultan of Turkey, 1623 - 1640, conquered Baghdad
1609 Heinrich Pape, composer
1518 Elizabeth Talbot, countess of Shrewsbury/builder of country houses
1502 Pier Francesco Corteccia, composer
1452 Ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, 1494 . .1500