On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 2010

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

Person of interestHoward Zinn

Howard Zinn, American historian and activist (A People's History of the United States), dies of a heart attack at 87

Historian and Activist Howard Zinn
Historian and Activist
Howard Zinn

Person of interestJ. D. Salinger

J. D. Salinger, American novelist (The Catcher in the Rye), dies at 91

Novelist J. D. Salinger
J. D. Salinger
  • Zelda Rubinstein, American actress (b. 1933)