Famous Deaths on April 27, 1972

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Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Kwame Nkrumah, 1st Prime Minister of Ghana (1957-60 and 1st President Ghana (1960-66), dies at 62

First President of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah
First President of Ghana
Kwame Nkrumah
  • Phil King, rock (Blue Oyster Cult), shot in head at 24 while gambling