What Happened on October 27, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthea Joseph, music producer, born in London (d. 1997)

Person of interestJohn Gotti

John Gotti, mafia head of the Gambino family, born in The Bronx, New York

Gangster John Gotti
Gangster
John Gotti
  • Maxine Hong Kingston, American author (The Woman Warrior), born in Stockton, California

Famous Deaths

  • Fini Valdemar Henriques, composer, dies at 72