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27th of January 0098 EVENT Trajan becomes Roman Emperor after the death of Nerva.
27th of January 0661 EVENT The Rashidun Caliphate ends with death of Ali.
27th of January 1142 EVENT Execution, believed wrongful, of noted Song Dynasty General Yue Fei.
27th of January 1186 EVENT Henry VI, the son and heir of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I, marries Constance of Sicily.
27th of January 1343 EVENT Pope Clement VI issues the Bull Unigenitus.
27th of January 1593 EVENT The Vatican opens seven year trial of scholar Giordano Bruno.
27th of January 1606 EVENT Gunpowder Plot: The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators begins, ending with their execution on January 31.
27th of January 1695 EVENT Mustafa II becomes the Ottoman sultan in Istanbul on the death of Ahmed II. Mustafa rules until his abdication in 1703.
27th of January 1785 EVENT The University of Georgia is founded, the first public university in the United States.
27th of January 1825 EVENT The U.S. Congress approves Indian Territory (in what is present-day Oklahoma), clearing the way for forced relocation of the Eastern Indians on the "Trail of Tears".
27th of January 1868 EVENT Boshin War: The Battle of Toba-Fushimi between forces of the Tokugawa shogunate and pro-Imperial factions begins, which will end in defeat for the shogunate, and is a pivotal point in the Meiji Restoration.
27th of January 1870 EVENT The Kappa Alpha Theta fraternity is founded at DePauw University.
27th of January 1888 EVENT The National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, D.C..
27th of January 1909 EVENT The Young Left is founded in Norway.
27th of January 1927 EVENT Ibn Saud takes the title of King of Nejd.
27th of January 1939 EVENT First flight of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning.
27th of January 1943 EVENT World War II: The VIII Bomber Command dispatched ninety-one B-17s and B-24s to attack the U-Boat construction yards at Wilhemshafen, Germany. The first American bombing attack on Germany.
27th of January 1944 EVENT World War II: The 900-day Siege of Leningrad is lifted.
27th of January 1945 EVENT World War II: The Red Army liberates the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland.
27th of January 1951 EVENT Nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site begins with a one-kiloton bomb dropped on Frenchman Flat.
27th of January 1961 EVENT Soviet submarine S-80 sinks with all hands lost.
27th of January 1967 EVENT Astronauts Gus Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee are killed in a fire during a test of their Apollo 1 spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida.
27th of January 1967 EVENT The United States, United Kingdom, and Soviet Union sign the Outer Space Treaty in Washington, D.C., banning deployment of nuclear weapons in space, and limiting use of the Moon and other celestial bodies to peaceful purposes.
27th of January 1973 EVENT The Paris Peace Accords officially end the Vietnam War. Colonel William Nolde is killed in action becoming the conflict's last recorded American combat casualty.
27th of January 1974 EVENT The Brisbane River breaches its banks causing the largest flood to affect the city of Brisbane in the 20th Century
27th of January 1980 EVENT Through cooperation between the U.S. and Canadian governments, six American diplomats secretly escape hostilities in Iran in the culmination of the Canadian caper.
27th of January 1983 EVENT The pilot shaft of the Seikan Tunnel, the world's longest sub-aqueous tunnel (53.85 km) between the Japanese islands of Honshu and Hokkaido, breaks through.
27th of January 1984 EVENT Pop singer Michael Jackson suffers second degree burns to his scalp during the filming of a Pepsi commercial in the Shrine Auditorium.
27th of January 1996 EVENT In a military coup Colonel Ibrahim Bare Mainassara deposes the first democratically elected president of Niger, Mahamane Ousmane.
27th of January 1996 EVENT Germany first observes International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
27th of January 2002 EVENT An explosion at a military storage facility in Lagos, Nigeria, kills at least 1,100 people and displaces over 20,000 others.
27th of January 2003 EVENT The first selections for the National Recording Registry are announced by the Library of Congress.
27th of January 2006 EVENT Western Union discontinues its Telegram and Commercial Messaging services.
27th of January 2010 EVENT The 2009 Honduran constitutional crisis ends when Porfirio Lobo Sosa becomes the new President of Honduras.
27th of January 1443 BIRTHDAY Albert, Duke of Saxony (d. 1500)
27th of January 1546 BIRTHDAY Joachim Friedrich, Elector of Brandenburg (d. 1608)
27th of January 1585 BIRTHDAY Hendrick Avercamp, Dutch painter (d. 1634)
27th of January 1603 BIRTHDAY Harbottle Grimston, English politician (d. 1685)
27th of January 1621 BIRTHDAY Thomas Willis, English physician (d. 1675)
27th of January 1662 BIRTHDAY Richard Bentley, English classical scholar (d. 1742)
27th of January 1687 BIRTHDAY Johann Balthasar Neumann, German architect (d. 1753)
27th of January 1701 BIRTHDAY Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim, German historian (d. 1790)
27th of January 1708 BIRTHDAY Anna Petrovna of Russia (d. 1728)
27th of January 1720 BIRTHDAY Samuel Foote, English dramatist (d. 1777)
27th of January 1741 BIRTHDAY Hester Thrale, Welsh diarist (d. 1821)
27th of January 1756 BIRTHDAY Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian composer (d. 1791)
27th of January 1774 BIRTHDAY Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling, German philosopher (d. 1854)
27th of January 1805 BIRTHDAY Sophie of Bavaria, Archduchess of Austria (d. 1872)
27th of January 1805 BIRTHDAY Maria Anna of Bavaria, Queen consort of Saxony (d. 1877)
27th of January 1805 BIRTHDAY Samuel Palmer, English artist (d. 1881)
27th of January 1806 BIRTHDAY Juan Crisostomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (d. 1826)
27th of January 1807 BIRTHDAY David Strauss, German theologian and writer (d. 1874)
27th of January 1814 BIRTHDAY Eugene Viollet-le-Duc, French architect (d. 1879)
27th of January 1821 BIRTHDAY John Chivington, American officer (d. 1892)
27th of January 1823 BIRTHDAY Edouard Lalo, French composer (d. 1892)
27th of January 1826 BIRTHDAY Richard Taylor, American confederate general (d. 1879)
27th of January 1826 BIRTHDAY Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, Russian writer (d. 1889)
27th of January 1827 BIRTHDAY Nakahama Manjiro, Japanese translator (d. 1898)
27th of January 1832 BIRTHDAY Lewis Carroll, English author (d. 1898)
27th of January 1836 BIRTHDAY Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Austrian writer (d. 1895)
27th of January 1841 BIRTHDAY Arkhip Kuindzhi, Russian painter (d. 1910)
27th of January 1848 BIRTHDAY Togo Heihachiro, Japanese admiral (d. 1934)
27th of January 1850 BIRTHDAY John Collier, British writer and painter (d. 1934)
27th of January 1850 BIRTHDAY Samuel Gompers, American labor leader (d. 1924)
27th of January 1850 BIRTHDAY Edward J. Smith, English captain of the RMS Titanic (d. 1912)
27th of January 1859 BIRTHDAY Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany (d. 1941)
27th of January 1875 BIRTHDAY Elizabeth Israel, Purported world's oldest person (d. 2003)
27th of January 1885 BIRTHDAY Jerome Kern, American composer (d. 1945)
27th of January 1885 BIRTHDAY Maeda Seison, Japanese painter (d. 1977)
27th of January 1885 BIRTHDAY Eduard Kunneke, German composer (d. 1953)
27th of January 1886 BIRTHDAY Radhabinod Pal, Indian jurist (d. 1967)
27th of January 1891 BIRTHDAY Ilya Ehrenburg, Russian writer (d. 1967)
27th of January 1893 BIRTHDAY Soong Ching-ling, Chinese wife of Sun Yat-sen (d. 1981)
27th of January 1895 BIRTHDAY Joseph Rosenstock, Polish conductor (d. 1985)
27th of January 1895 BIRTHDAY Harry Ruby, American composer (d. 1974)
27th of January 1900 BIRTHDAY Hyman Rickover, American admiral (d. 1986)
27th of January 1901 BIRTHDAY Willy Fritsch, German actor (d. 1973)
27th of January 1901 BIRTHDAY Art Rooney, Pittsburgh Steelers founder and owner (d. 1988)
27th of January 1903 BIRTHDAY Otto P. Weyland, American military figure (d. 1979)
27th of January 1903 BIRTHDAY John Carew Eccles, Australian neuropsychologist, Nobel laureate (d. 1997)
27th of January 1904 BIRTHDAY James J. Gibson, American ecological psychologist (d. 1973)
27th of January 1905 BIRTHDAY Howard McNear, American actor (d. 1969)
27th of January 1908 BIRTHDAY William Randolph Hearst, Jr., American newspaper magnate (d. 1993)
27th of January 1908 BIRTHDAY Oran Page, American musician (jazz trumpeter, singer, and bandleader) (d. 1954)
27th of January 1910 BIRTHDAY Edvard Kardelj, Yugoslav Communist politician (d. 1979)
27th of January 1912 BIRTHDAY Arne Naess, Norwegian philosopher (d. 2009)
27th of January 1912 BIRTHDAY Francis Rogallo, American aeronautical engineer (d. 2009)
27th of January 1915 BIRTHDAY Jules Archer, American historian (d. 2008)
27th of January 1915 BIRTHDAY Jacques Hnizdovsky, Ukrainian-born artist (d. 1985)
27th of January 1918 BIRTHDAY Elmore James, American blues musician (d. 1963)
27th of January 1918 BIRTHDAY William Seawell, United States Army Brigadier General (d. 2005)
27th of January 1918 BIRTHDAY Skitch Henderson, American bandleader (d. 2005)
27th of January 1919 BIRTHDAY Ross Bagdasarian, Sr., American musician (d. 1972)
27th of January 1920 BIRTHDAY John Box, British film production designer and art director (d. 2005)
27th of January 1920 BIRTHDAY Helmut Zacharias, German violinist (d. 2002)
27th of January 1921 BIRTHDAY Donna Reed, American actress (d. 1986)
27th of January 1924 BIRTHDAY Sabu Dastagir, Indian actor (d. 1963)
27th of January 1926 BIRTHDAY Fritz Spiegl, Austrian journalist (d. 2003)
27th of January 1926 BIRTHDAY Ingrid Thulin, Swedish actress (d. 2004)
27th of January 1928 BIRTHDAY Michael Craig, British actor
27th of January 1928 BIRTHDAY Hans Modrow, German politician, premier of East Germany
27th of January 1929 BIRTHDAY Gaston Suarez, Bolivian novelist (d. 1984)
27th of January 1930 BIRTHDAY Bobby Blue Bland, American singer
27th of January 1931 BIRTHDAY Mordecai Richler, Canadian author (d. 2001)
27th of January 1932 BIRTHDAY Boris Shakhlin, Soviet gymnast (d. 2008)
27th of January 1933 BIRTHDAY Mohamed Al-Fayed, Egyptian businessman
27th of January 1934 BIRTHDAY George Follmer, American racecar driver
27th of January 1936 BIRTHDAY Troy Donahue, American actor (d. 2001)
27th of January 1936 BIRTHDAY Samuel C. C. Ting, American physicist, Nobel laureate
27th of January 1937 BIRTHDAY Fred Akerstrom, Swedish singer
27th of January 1937 BIRTHDAY John Ogdon, English pianist (d. 1989)
27th of January 1940 BIRTHDAY James Cromwell, American actor
27th of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Petru Lucinschi, second President of Moldova
27th of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Terry Harper, Canadian ice hockey player
27th of January 1941 BIRTHDAY Beatrice Tinsley, New Zealand astronomer and cosmologist (d. 1981)
27th of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Stewart Raffill, American film director
27th of January 1942 BIRTHDAY John Witherspoon, American actor
27th of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Kate Wolf, American folk singer and songwriter (d. 1986)
27th of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Mairead Corrigan, Irish activist, Nobel laureate
27th of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Peter Akinola, Nigerian religious leader
27th of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Nick Mason, English drummer (Pink Floyd)
27th of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Harold Cardinal, Cree political leader (d. 2005)
27th of January 1946 BIRTHDAY Nedra Talley, American singer (Ronettes)
27th of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Bjorn Afzelius, Swedish singer (d. 1999)
27th of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Cal Schenkel, American artist
27th of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Vyron Polydoras, Greek politician
27th of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Valeri Brainin, Russian/German musicologist, music manager, composer, and poet
27th of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Jean-Philippe Collard, French pianist
27th of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Mikhail Baryshnikov, Russian ballet dancer
27th of January 1949 BIRTHDAY Ethan Mordden, American author
27th of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Amos Grunebaum, Israeli-born physician
27th of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Derek Acorah, English spirit medium
27th of January 1951 BIRTHDAY Brian Downey, Irish musician (drummer) (Thin Lizzy)
27th of January 1952 BIRTHDAY "White Shoes" Johnson, American football player
27th of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Ed Schultz, American radio talk show host
27th of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Peter Laird, American comic book artist
27th of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Joko Ninomiya, Japanese martial artist
27th of January 1955 BIRTHDAY John G. Roberts, American jurist and the 17th Chief Justice of the United States
27th of January 1955 BIRTHDAY Brian Engblom, Canadian ice hockey player
27th of January 1955 BIRTHDAY Alexander Stuart, British author
27th of January 1955 BIRTHDAY Koji Ushikubo, Japanese racing driver
27th of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Mimi Rogers, American actress
27th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Janick Gers, British guitarist (Iron Maiden)
27th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Frank Miller, American comic book author and film director
27th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Frank Skinner, English writer and comedian
27th of January 1958 BIRTHDAY James Grippando, American novelist
27th of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Kadri Malk, Estonian artist and jewelry designer
27th of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Susanna Thompson, American actress
27th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Goran Hagglund, Swedish politician
27th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Keith Olbermann, American news anchor & commentator
27th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Cris Collinsworth, American football player
27th of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Bernd Stieler, German footballer
27th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Gillian Gilbert, British musician (New Order)
27th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Dina Bonnevie, Filipino actress
27th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Margo Timmins, Canadian singer (Cowboy Junkies)
27th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Karen Velez, American model
27th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Narciso Rodriguez, American fashion designer
27th of January 1962 BIRTHDAY Roberto Paci Dalo, Italian director and composer
27th of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Mark Moraghan, British actor and singer
27th of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Jack Haley, American basketball player
27th of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Bridget Fonda, American actress
27th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Mike Newell, English football manager
27th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Alan Cumming, Scottish actor
27th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Bobby Deol, Indian actor
27th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Byron Mann, Hong Kong actor
27th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Dave Manson, Canadian ice hockey player
27th of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Matt Stover, American football player
27th of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Patrick Blondeau, French footballer
27th of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Mike Patton, American singer (Faith No More)
27th of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Tricky, English rapper
27th of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Deb Talan, American folk singer and songwriter (The Weepies)
27th of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Marc Forster, German-Swiss filmmaker
27th of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Michael Kulas, Canadian singer (James)
27th of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Patton Oswalt, American actor and writer
27th of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Cornelius, Japanese musician and producer (Flipper's Guitar)
27th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Emmanuel Pahud, Swiss-born flautist
27th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Patrice Brisebois, Canadian ice hockey player
27th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Lil Jon, American rapper
27th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Fann Wong, Singaporean actress
27th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Janine Ilitch, Australian netballer
27th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Wynne Evans, Welsh operatic tenor
27th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Keith Wood, Irish rugby player
27th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Mark Owen, English pop singer
27th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Josh Randall, American actor
27th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Ole Einar Bj?rndalen, Nordic biathlete
27th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Chaminda Vaas, Sri Lankan cricketer
27th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Andrei Pavel, Romanian tennis player
27th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Ahn Jung-Hwan, Korean football player
27th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Clint Ford, American voice actor
27th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Ruby Lin, Taiwanese actress and singer
27th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Zoriah Miller, American photojournalist
27th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Fred Taylor, American football player
27th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Todd MacCulloch, American basketball player
27th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Jake Pavelka, American reality TV star (The Bachelor)
27th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Pete Laforest, Canadian baseball player
27th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Mario Fatafehi, American football player
27th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Rosamund Pike, British actress
27th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Liesbet Van Breedam, Belgian beach volleyball player
27th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Daniel Vettori, New Zealand cricketer
27th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Chanda Gunn, American ice hockey player
27th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Marat Safin, Russian tennis player
27th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Tony Woodcock, New Zealand rugby union player
27th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Alicia Molik, Australian tennis player
27th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Carlo Colaiacovo, Canadian ice hockey player
27th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Paulo Colaiacovo, Canadian ice hockey player
27th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Gavin Floyd, American baseball player
27th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Tim Kasten, German rugby player
27th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Mike Zagurski, American baseball player
27th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Deon Anderson, American football player
27th of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Davetta Sherwood, American actress
27th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Giorgi Loria, Georgian footballer
27th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Lily Donaldson, British model
27th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Katy Rose, American pop singer
27th of January 1988 BIRTHDAY Liu Wen, Chinese model
27th of January 1988 BIRTHDAY Kerlon, Brazilian footballer
27th of January 1989 BIRTHDAY Carl Magnay, British footballer
27th of January 1989 BIRTHDAY Daisy Lowe, British model
27th of January 1990 BIRTHDAY Maria-Elena Papasotiriou, Greek-American figure skater
27th of January 1992 BIRTHDAY Stefano Pettinari, Italian professional footballer
27th of January 0098 DEATH Nerva, Roman Emperor (Born 35)
27th of January 0661 DEATH Ali, the final Sunni Rashidun and first Shia Imam
27th of January 1490 DEATH Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (Born 1435)
27th of January 1540 DEATH Saint Angela Merici, Italian religious leader and saint (Born 1474)
27th of January 1595 DEATH Sir Francis Drake, English explorer (Born c.1540)
27th of January 1629 DEATH Hieronymus Praetorius, German composer (Born 1560)
27th of January 1638 DEATH Gonzalo de Cespedes y Meneses, Spanish novelist (Born 1585?)
27th of January 1689 DEATH Robert Aske, merchant whose charitable foundation operates Haberdashers' Aske's Boys School and Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls (Born 1619)
27th of January 1731 DEATH Bartolomeo Cristofori, Italian musical instrument maker (Born 1655)
27th of January 1740 DEATH Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (Born 1692)
27th of January 1794 DEATH Antoine Philippe de La Tremoille, French royalist commander and counterrevolutionary (Born 1765)
27th of January 1812 DEATH Captain John Perkins, first black commissioned officer in the Royal Navy
27th of January 1814 DEATH Johann Gottlieb Fichte, German philosopher (Born 1762)
27th of January 1816 DEATH Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood, British admiral (Born 1724)
27th of January 1851 DEATH John James Audubon, French-born naturalist and ornithologist (Born 1789)
27th of January 1857 DEATH Dorothea Lieven, Russian noblewoman (Born 1785)
27th of January 1860 DEATH Janos Bolyai, Hungarian mathematician (Born 1802)
27th of January 1880 DEATH Edward Middleton Barry, English architect (Born 1830)
27th of January 1901 DEATH Giuseppe Verdi, Italian composer (Born 1813)
27th of January 1910 DEATH Thomas Crapper, English inventor (Born 1836)
27th of January 1919 DEATH Endre Ady, Hungarian poet (Born 1877)
27th of January 1921 DEATH Maurice Vincent Buckley, Australian soldier (Born 1891)
27th of January 1922 DEATH Nellie Bly, American journalist and writer (Born 1864)
27th of January 1927 DEATH Blessed Jurgis Matulaitis-Matulevicius (Matulewicz), Lithuanian bishop (Born 1871)
27th of January 1931 DEATH Nishinoumi Kajiro II, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 25th Yokozuna (Born 1880)
27th of January 1940 DEATH Isaac Babel, Ukrainian writer (Born 1894)
27th of January 1942 DEATH Kaarel Eenpalu, Estonian Prime Minister (Born 1888)
27th of January 1956 DEATH Erich Kleiber, Austrian conductor (Born 1890)
27th of January 1967 DEATH Roger Chaffee : Crew of Apollo 1 (Born 1935)
27th of January 1967 DEATH Virgil "Gus" Grissom : Crew of Apollo 1 (Born 1926)
27th of January 1967 DEATH Alphonse Juin, Marshal of France (Born 1888)
27th of January 1967 DEATH Edward White : Crew of Apollo 1 (Born 1930)
27th of January 1970 DEATH Rita Angus, New Zealand painter (Born 1908)
27th of January 1971 DEATH Jacobo Arbenz, President of Guatemala (Born 1913)
27th of January 1972 DEATH Mahalia Jackson, American singer (Born 1911)
27th of January 1972 DEATH Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (Born 1888)
27th of January 1973 DEATH William Nolde, last American combat casualty of Vietnam War (Born 1929)
27th of January 1974 DEATH Georgios Grivas, Cyprus-born general in the Greek Army (Born 1898)
27th of January 1975 DEATH Bill Walsh, American producer and writer (Born 1913)
27th of January 1979 DEATH Qalander Ba Ba Auliya, Sufi master (Born 1898)
27th of January 1983 DEATH Louis de Funes, French actor (Born 1914)
27th of January 1986 DEATH Lilli Palmer, German-born actress (Born 1914)
27th of January 1988 DEATH Massa Makan Diabate, Malian author (Born 1938)
27th of January 1989 DEATH Bayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor (Born 1918)
27th of January 1989 DEATH Thomas Sopwith, British aviation pioneer (Born 1888)
27th of January 1992 DEATH Clara Solovera, Chilean folk musician (Born 1909)
27th of January 1993 DEATH Andre the Giant, French professional wrestler and actor (Born 1946)
27th of January 1994 DEATH Claude Akins, American actor (Born 1918)
27th of January 1996 DEATH Ralph Yarborough, American politician (Born 1903)
27th of January 1997 DEATH Gerald Marks, American songwriter (All of Me) (Born 1900)
27th of January 2000 DEATH Friedrich Gulda, Austrian pianist (Born 1930)
27th of January 2001 DEATH Stavros Damianides, Greek musician (Born 1941)
27th of January 2003 DEATH Henryk Jab?onski, President of Poland (Born 1909)
27th of January 2003 DEATH Louis Archambault, Quebec sculptor (Born 1915)
27th of January 2004 DEATH Salvador Laurel, Vice President of the Philippines (Born 1928)
27th of January 2004 DEATH Jack Paar, American television show host (Born 1918)
27th of January 2005 DEATH Shah A M S Kibria, Finance Minister of Bangladesh (Born 1931)
27th of January 2006 DEATH Jean-Christophe Lafaille, French mountaineer (disappeared) (Born 1965)
27th of January 2006 DEATH Gene McFadden, American singer and songwriter (Born 1948)
27th of January 2006 DEATH Johannes Rau, 8th President of Germany (Born 1931)
27th of January 2007 DEATH Tige Andrews, American actor (Born 1920)
27th of January 2007 DEATH Yang Chuan-kwang, Taiwanese athlete (Born 1933)
27th of January 2007 DEATH Alberta Davis, American supercentenerian ( b. 1881)
27th of January 2008 DEATH Gordon B. Hinckley, American religious leader (Born 1910)
27th of January 2008 DEATH Louie Welch, mayor of Houston (Born 1918)
27th of January 2008 DEATH Suharto, President of Indonesia (Born 1921)
27th of January 2009 DEATH John Updike, American novelist (Born 1932)
27th of January 2009 DEATH R. Venkataraman, 8th President of India (Born 1910)
27th of January 2010 DEATH Zelda Rubinstein, American actress (Born 1933)
27th of January 2010 DEATH J. D. Salinger, American novelist (Born 1919)
27th of January 2010 DEATH Howard Zinn, American historian and activist (Born 1922)

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