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Old 12-10-2014, 02:07 PM   #320
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January death – Osvaldo Aranha, Brazilian politician (b. 1894)..

February 27 - Oil pipe line from Rotterdam to Ruhrgebied opens - US Olympic Ice Hockey Team beats USSR 3-2 en route to gold medal– Andrés Gómez, Ecuadorian tennis player..

March Born 27 - Hans Pflügler, German footballerRenato Russo, Brazilian singer (Legião Urbana) (d. 1996) – Mario Talavera, Mexican songwriter (b. 1885)- Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Royal Crown Golf Open...

April 27 - 1st atomic powered electric-drive submarine launched (Tullibee) - South Korean President Syngman Rhee resigns - Togo (formerly French Togo) declares independence from French admin – First production of Harold Pinter's play The Caretaker at the Arts Theatre in London..

May 27 - 1st use of oversized catching mitt (Balt Oriole Clint Courtney) - Balt manager Paul Richards devises oversized catcher's mitt - Military coup overthrows democratic government of Turkey-Edward Brophy, American actor (b. 1895) - James Montgomery Flagg, American artist and illustrator (b. 1877)-George Zucco, English actor (b. 1886)..

June 27 - British Somaliland becomes part of Somalia - Chlorophyll "A" synthesized in Cambridge, Massachusetts - Oil pipe line from Rotterdam-Ruhrgebied opens– Lottie Dod, English tennis player; Wimbledon women's champion, 1887–88, 1891-93 (b. 1871)..

July 27 - US Vice-president Richard Nixon nominated for presidential candidate at Republican convention in Chicago..

August 27 - Anita Lonsbrough swims world/olympic record 200m (2:49.5) - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Grossinger Golf Open– Stanley Clifford Weyman, U.S. impostor (b. 1890)

September 27 - Europe's 1st "moving pavement" (travelator), opens at Bank station on the London Underground– Sylvia Pankhurst, English suffragette (b. 1882)..

October 27 - AL admits LA & Washington to the league - Singer Ben E King records "Spanish Harlem" & "Stand By Me"

November 27 - CBS radio cancels "Have Gun Will Travel"- Dr Felix Houphouet-Boigny becomes president of Ivory Coast - Gordie Howe becomes 1st NHLer to score 1,000 points - Patrice Lumumba flees Leopoldville Congo- Trailing 38-7 late in 3rd quarter, Buffalo Bills tie Broncos at 38-38 - Yulia Tymoshenko, Prime Minister of Ukraine - Tim Pawlenty, American politician

December 27 – France sets off its third A-bomb test at its nuclear weapons testing range near Reggane, Algeria-Maryam d'Abo, British actress-Fred Hammond, African-American gospel musician

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