1927 in History (Part 3)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

Birthdays 201 - 298 of 298

  • Aug 7 Edwin W Edwards, (Gov-La)
  • Aug 8 Elis Juliana, Antillian writer/poet (Lady of the Night: A flower)
  • Aug 8 Jim Weaver, (Rep-D-OR, 1975- )
  • Aug 8 Yuri Kasakow, Russian writer, born in Moscow (d. 1982)
  • Aug 9 Marvin Minsky, Artifical intelligence computer scientist (MIT)
  • Aug 9 Daniel Keyes, American author (Flowers for Algernon), born in Boca Raton, Florida (d. 2014)
  • Aug 11 James Eaton, Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Londonderry
  • Aug 11 Len Rempt-Halmmans de Jongh, Dutch politician (VVD)
  • Aug 14 Lord Whaddon, CEO (Daltrade & Skorimpex-Rind)
  • Aug 17 Bernard "Bernie" Cornfeld, Romanian/US financier (Fund of Funds)
  • Aug 18 Rosalynn Smith Carter, American 1st lady (1977-1981), born in Plains, Georgia
  • Aug 19 James T Broyhill, (Sen-R-NC, 1986)
  • Aug 21 Thomas S. Monson, 16th president of the (Mormon) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Aug 23 Dick Bruna, Dutch illustrator (Miffy books), born in Utrecht (d. 2017)
  • Aug 23 Houari Boumedienne, president of Algeria (1965-78)
  • Aug 23 John Hoskyns, director-general (Institute of Directors)
  • Aug 24 Roger Danneels, Flemish accordionist
  • Aug 24 William V. Shannon, American journalist and ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), born in Worchester, Massachusetts (d. 1988)
  • Aug 24 David Ireland, Australian author (The Unknown Industrial Prisoner), born in Lakemba, New South Wales, Australia
  • Aug 24 Harry Markowitz, American economist (Nobel 1990), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 26 Francois Leydet, sierra club (Last Redwoods)
  • Aug 26 Sam Massell, (Mayor-Atlanta)
  • Aug 26 B. V. Doshi, Indian architect
  • Aug 27 Hugh Byatt, British diplomat
  • Aug 30 Geoffrey Beene, Louisiana, dress designer (8 Coty Awards)
  • Sep 4 Aleksandr Nikolayevich Matinchenko, Russian cosmonaut

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Sep 5 Paul Volcker, American economist and Chairman of the US Federal Reserve (1979-87), born in Cape May, New Jersey

Chairman of the Federal Reserve and Economist Paul Volcker
Chairman of the Federal Reserve and Economist
Paul Volcker
  • Sep 7 Eric Hill, British children's Author
  • Sep 7 François Billetdoux, French author (Word Awake), born in Paris (d. 1991)
  • Sep 11 David Schine, businessman
  • Sep 12 Ina Muller-van Ast, Dutch politician (PvdA), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Sep 14 Martin Caidin, American aviation writer (d. 1997)
  • Sep 15 David Stove, Australian philosopher, (d. 1994)
  • Sep 17 Ted Weiss, (Rep-D-NY, 1977-92)
  • Sep 18 Gerlando Alberti, Sicilian Mafioso (Ciaculli massacre, 1963, 'Mafia! What is that? A kind of cheese'), born in Palermo, Sicily (d. 2012)
  • Sep 22 Eligio [Kika] De La Garza, American politician (Rep-D-Texas, 1965-97), born in Mercedes, Texas (d. 2017)
  • Sep 26 Robert Blackburn, Irish educationist (d. 1990)
  • Sep 26 Robert Cade, American physician and beverage inventor (d. 2007)
  • Sep 27 Eli van der Merwe Louw, South African minister of Transport/Manpower
  • Sep 27 Steve Stavro, Canadian businessman (d. 2006)
  • Sep 28 Thomas J J Altizer, Mass, US Radical theologian (God is Dead)
  • Sep 29 Paul McCloskey, (Sen-R-California)
  • Sep 30 W. S. Merwin, American poet
  • Oct 3 Kenojuak Asheva, Ikirasaq, Canadian Inuit artist, (d. 2013)
  • Oct 5 Al Hansen, American artist (Fluxus), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Oct 7 R. D. Laing, Govanhill, Scottish psychiatrist, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Oct 8 Jim Elliot, American missionary (d. 1956)
  • Oct 8 César Milstein, Argentine scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)
  • Oct 9 Ivan Metropolitan Ioann Snychev, Russion Orthodox Priest
  • Oct 10 John Eric Tieman, production manager (The Guardian)
  • Oct 11 Joséphine-Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Princess of Belgium, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2005)
  • Oct 15 Mary Perot Nichols, journalist
  • Oct 15 Oswald Moxley Gibbs, diplomat
  • Oct 16 Gus Yatron, (Rep-D-PA, 1969- )

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Oct 16 Günter Grass, German writer and playwright (The Tin Drum) and Nobel Prize laureate (1999), born in Danzig

Writer and playwright Günter Grass
Writer and playwright
Günter Grass
  • Oct 20 Oskar Pastior, Romanian-born German writer (Oulipo), born in Sibiu (d. 2006)
  • Oct 20 Joyce Brothers, American pop psychologist ($64,000 Question, Naked Gun), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Oct 21 Nadine Judd, [Nadia Moore/Nerina], South African/British ballerina
  • Oct 22 Helenard J "Allan" Hendrickse, leader of South African Labour Party
  • Oct 22 Ray Stern, mother of radio personality Howard Stern
  • Oct 23 Edward Kienholz, US sculptor (Roxy)
  • Oct 23 Leszek Kolakowski, Polish philosopher (Conversations with the Devil)
  • Oct 25 Jorge Batlle Ibáñez, Uruguayan politician, President of Uruguay (2000-2005), born in Montevideo (d. 2016)
  • Oct 27 Edward Ralph Keinholz, sculptor
  • Oct 29 Hugo Schiltz, Flemish politician
  • Nov 2 John Sainsbury, English billionaire
  • Nov 2 Steve Ditko, American artist
  • Nov 3 Harrison McCain, Canadian businessman (McCain Foods Limited), born in Florenceville, New Brunswick
  • Nov 9 Carel W H Boshoff, South African head (Broederbond/Volkswag)
  • Nov 10 Jacob Pleydell-Bouvery 8th earl of Radnor/art collector
  • Nov 11 Lord Wolfson, English multi-millionaire
  • Nov 12 Yutaka Taniyama, Japanese mathematician (d. 1958)
  • Nov 13 Billy Klüver, American scientist (d. 2004)
  • Nov 15 Gregor Mackenzie, British politician (d. 1992)
  • Nov 17 Ellis Hillman, politician
  • Nov 23 Guy Davenport, American author, artist, and scholar (d. 2005)
  • Nov 24 Ahmadou Kourouma, Ivorian writer (d. 2003)
  • Nov 24 Agustín Edwards, Chilean media tycoon (El Mercurio), born in Paris (d. 2017)
  • Nov 26 Ernie Coombs, American children's entertainer (d. 2001)
  • Nov 27 William Simon, US sect of Treasury

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Dec 5 Bhumibol Adulyadej [Rama IX], King of Thailand (1946-2016), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 2016)

King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej
King of Thailand
Bhumibol Adulyadej
  • Dec 8 Vladimir Aleksandrovich Shatalov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 4, 8, 10)
  • Dec 8 Ferdie Pacheco, the "Fight Doctor"
  • Dec 11 John Buscema, American comics artist (d. 2002)
  • Dec 12 Robert Noyce, American inventor (d. 1990)
  • Dec 14 Jacobus G Rietkerk, Dutch internal minister (VVD) (1982-86)
  • Dec 16 G Randall P D Garrett, American sci-fi writer (Takeoff (too)!)
  • Dec 16 Peter [Malcolm] Dickinson, Zambia, sci-fi author (Heartsease)
  • Dec 18 Ramsey Clark, US attorney General (1967-69)
  • Dec 18 Sterling Lanier, American writer (Hiero's Journey)
  • Dec 18 Roméo LeBlanc, 25th Governor General of Canada
  • Dec 20 Kim Young-sam, politician and activist - President of South Korea (1993-98), born in Geoje (d. 2015)
  • Dec 24 Mary Higgins Clark, American suspense novelist (Cry in the Night, Stillwatch), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Dec 27 Antony Gardner, British politician
  • Dec 28 Anne Armstrong, US ambassador and first female counsel to the President, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, (d. 2008)
  • Dec 28 Simon Raven, English playwright/critic (Alms for Oblivion)
  • Dec 30 M Lawrence Antouin, college president (Emeritis)
  • Dec 31 Dieter Noll, German writer (Die Abenteuer des Werner Holt), born in Riesa, Saxony (d. 2008)

Weddings in History


Divorces in History


Deaths in History