On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Baker, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 43, 52, 68, 81), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Peter Firth, English actor (Equus, Lifeforce, Tess), born in Bradford, England
  • Robert Picardo, American actor (Frame Up, Gremlins 2), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Wass, English cricketer (b. 1873)
  • Zdzislaw Jachimecki, composer, dies at 71