October 27 Deaths in History - October 27 Birthdays - October 27 Events
2003 Rod Roddy, announcer, The Price Is Right, dies at 67
2002 Charles Orville Whitley, Representative-D-North Carolina 1977 - 1987
2000 Larry Rhine, writer, All in the Family, dies at 90
1999 Frank De Vol, composer, My Three Sons, dies at 88
1996 Belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher, dies at 84
1996 James Aubrey Turner, scientist, dies at 57
1996 John Gregory, dancer, dies at 82
1996 Leon Lewis, U.S. radio talk show host (WMCA, 1970-80), dies at 81
1995 Mike Dutfield, documentary Prodcuer, dies at 48
1994 Robert White, guitarist, dies at 57
1994 Robert White, guitarist, African-American musician, performed guitar riff on The Temptations hit, My Girl, dies in Los Angeles, California
1993 Peter Quennell, English Writer
1991 Andrzei Panufkin, Polish/British conductor and composer (Sinfonia Sacra), dies
1991 Pyke F C Koch, realistic painter, dies
1990 Elliott Roosevelt, son of FDR, dies at 80
1990 Ugo Tognazzi actor and director (La Cage Aux Folles), dies at 68
1990 Xavier Cugart, bandlander, dies of heart failure at 90
1988 Charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73
1988 S B Fuller, founder (Fuller products), dies at 83
1987 Jean Helion, artist/author (Museum of Living Art), dies at 83
1981 John Warburton, actor (King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 94
1980 Steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31
1977 James M Cain, U.S. writer (Postman Always Rings Twice), dies at 85
1975 Rex Stout, U.S. detective writer (Nero Wolfe), dies at 88
1973 Allan "Rocky" Lane, western actor (All's Fair), dies at 64
1972 Lew Parker, actor, Lou Marie 'That Girl'
1969 Jaime Pahissa, composer, dies at 89
1968 Lise Meitner, Austria/Swedish physics (protactinium), dies at 89
1965 French Luitjes, Dutch athlete, dies at 21
1964 Sammee Tong, actor (Bachelor Father, Mickey), dies at 63
1964 Willi Bredel, writer, dies at 63
1962 Enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate, dies at 58
1962 Fatso Marco, comedian (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56
1962 Rudolph Anderson, U-2 pilot, shot down over Cuba
1958 Frederik Gerretson [Geerten Gossaert], historian/poet/politician, dies at 74
1958 Joseph Klausner, Polish/Israeli new testament expert, dies at 84
1955 Clark Griffith, baseball player/manager (New York Yankees), dies at 85
1955 Vladimir Mikhaylovich Deshevov, composer, dies at 66
1954 Franco Alfano, Italian opera composer, Puccini's Turandot, dies at 78
1953 Eduard Kunneke, German composer (Majority Sunderin), dies at 68
1953 Zdzislaw Jachimecki, composer, dies at 71
1944 Iman J Van de Bosch, Belgian resistance fighter, dies
1943 Bela Reinitz, composer, dies at 64
1940 Fini Valdemar Henriques, composer, dies at 72
1938 Lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic, dies at 57
1933 Julius Klengel, composer, dies at 74
1933 Meir Shapira, rabbi/organizer (Daf Yomi), dies
1925 Wilhelm Gericke, composer, dies at 80
1919 John Harry, cricket wicketkeeper (Australia one Test 1895, one catch), dies
1919 Theodoor H de Meester, premier (1905-08), dies
1864 Andreas Randel, composer, dies at 58
1848 Alexander Egorovich Varlamov, composer, dies at 46
1833 Ferdinand Franzl, composer, dies at 66
1822 Christian Frederich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer, dies at 55
1796 Anton Thadaus Johann Nepomuk Stamitz, composer, dies at 45
1781 Herman-Franeois Delange, composer, dies at 66
1771 Johann Gottlieb Graun, composer, dies
1725 Jacob Hop, politician/diplomat, dies at 71
1659 Marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged
1652 Henry, count of Nassau-Siegen, colonel and Governor of Hulst, dies
1651 Jan III van Foreest, Dutch lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn, dies
1580 John Bonga, beggar, dies
1553 Michael Servetus, Spanish physician, burns at stake for heresy
1542 Abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies
1505 Ivan III de Great, Russian tsar (1462-1505), dies
1485 Rudolph Agricola, Roelof Huysman, humanist/organist, dies
1449 Ulugh Beg, a U.S.S.R. astronomer, dies at 56
1439 Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany, dies at 42
1331 Aboe al-Fida, Aboelfeda, Arabic writer/sultan of Hama, dies
939 Aethelstan III, king of England, dies
925 Rhazes, Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi, Persian, dies




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