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27th of May 0893 EVENT Simeon I of Bulgaria is crowned Emperor of the first Bulgarian empire.
27th of May 0927 EVENT Battle of the Bosnian Highlands: the Croatian army, led by King Tomislav, defeats the Bulgarian Army.
27th of May 1120 EVENT Richard III of Capua is anointed as Prince two weeks before his untimely death.
27th of May 1153 EVENT Malcolm IV becomes King of Scotland.
27th of May 1328 EVENT Philip VI is crowned King of France.
27th of May 1703 EVENT Tsar Peter the Great founds the city of Saint Petersburg.
27th of May 1798 EVENT The Battle of Oulart Hill takes place in Wexford, Ireland.
27th of May 1799 EVENT War of the Second Coalition: Austrian forces defeats the French at Winterthur, Switzerland, securing control of the northeastern Swiss Plateau because of the town's loaction at the junction of seven cross-roads.
27th of May 1812 EVENT Bolivian War of Independence: In Bolivia, the Battle of La Coronilla, in which the women from Cochabamba fight against the Spanish army.
27th of May 1813 EVENT War of 1812: In Canada, American forces capture Fort George.
27th of May 1849 EVENT The Great Hall of Euston station in London is opened.
27th of May 1860 EVENT Giuseppe Garibaldi begins his attack on Palermo, Sicily, as part of the Italian Unification.
27th of May 1863 EVENT American Civil War: First Assault on the Confederate works at the Siege of Port Hudson.
27th of May 1883 EVENT Alexander III is crowned Tsar of Russia.
27th of May 1896 EVENT The F4-strength St. Louis-East St. Louis Tornado hits in St. Louis, Missouri and East Saint Louis, Illinois, killing at least 255 people and causing $2.9 billion in damage (1997 USD).
27th of May 1905 EVENT Russo-Japanese War: The Battle of Tsushima begins.
27th of May 1907 EVENT Bubonic plague breaks out in San Francisco, California.
27th of May 1919 EVENT The NC-4 aircraft arrives in Lisbon after completing the first transatlantic flight.
27th of May 1927 EVENT The Ford Motor Company ceases manufacture of the Ford Model T and begins to retool plants to make the Ford Model A.
27th of May 1930 EVENT The 1,046 feet (319 m) Chrysler Building in New York City, the tallest man-made structure at the time, opens to the public.
27th of May 1933 EVENT New Deal: The U.S. Federal Securities Act is signed into law requiring the registration of securities with the Federal Trade Commission.
27th of May 1933 EVENT The Century of Progress World's Fair opens in Chicago, Illinois.
27th of May 1933 EVENT The Walt Disney Company releases the cartoon Three Little Pigs, with its hit song "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?"
27th of May 1935 EVENT New Deal: The Supreme Court of the United States declares the National Industrial Recovery Act to be unconstitutional in A.L.A. Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States, (295 U.S. 495).
27th of May 1937 EVENT In California, the Golden Gate Bridge opens to pedestrian traffic, creating a vital link between San Francisco and Marin County, California.
27th of May 1940 EVENT World War II: In the Le Paradis massacre, 99 soldiers from a Royal Norfolk Regiment unit are shot after surrendering to German troops. Two survive.
27th of May 1941 EVENT World War II: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaims an "unlimited national emergency".
27th of May 1941 EVENT World War II: The German battleship Bismarck is sunk in the North Atlantic killing almost 2,100 men.
27th of May 1942 EVENT World War II: In Operation Anthropoid, Reinhard Heydrich is assassinated in Prague.
27th of May 1957 EVENT Toronto's CHUM-AM, (1050 kHz) becomes Canada's first radio station to broadcast only top 40 Rock n' Roll music format.
27th of May 1958 EVENT The F-4 Phantom II makes its first flight.
27th of May 1960 EVENT In Turkey, a military coup removes President Celal Bayar and the rest of the democratic government from office.
27th of May 1962 EVENT The Centralia, Pennsylvania mine fire starts.
27th of May 1965 EVENT Vietnam War: American warships begin the first bombardment of National Liberation Front targets within South Vietnam.
27th of May 1967 EVENT Australians vote in favor of a constitutional referendum granting the Australian government the power to make laws to benefit Indigenous Australians and to count them in the national census.
27th of May 1967 EVENT The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy is launched by Jacqueline Kennedy and her daughter Caroline.
27th of May 1968 EVENT The meeting of the Union Nationale des Etudiants de France (National Union of the Students of France) takes place. 30,000 to 50,000 people gather in the Stade Sebastien Charlety.
27th of May 1971 EVENT The Dahlerau train disaster, the worst railway accident in West Germany, kills 46 people and injures 25 near Wuppertal.
27th of May 1975 EVENT The Dibble's Bridge coach crash near Grassington, North Yorkshire, England kills 32 : the highest ever death toll in a road accident in the United Kingdom.
27th of May 1980 EVENT The Gwangju Massacre: Airborne and army troops of South Korea retake the city of Gwangju from civil militias, killing at least 207 and possibly many more.
27th of May 1987 EVENT Saint Paul, Minnesota's mayor George Latimer names May 27 "August Wilson Day" in honor of the only person to win a Pulitzer Prize hailing from the state.
27th of May 1995 EVENT In Culpeper, Virginia, actor Christopher Reeve is paralyzed from the neck down after falling from his horse in a riding competition.
27th of May 1996 EVENT First Chechnya War: Russian President Boris Yeltsin meets with Chechnyan rebels for the first time and negotiates a cease-fire.
27th of May 1997 EVENT The U.S. Supreme Court rules that Paula Jones can pursue her sexual harassment lawsuit against President Bill Clinton while he is in office.
27th of May 1998 EVENT Oklahoma City bombing: Michael Fortier is sentenced to 12 years in prison and fined $200,000 for failing to warn authorities about the terrorist plot.
27th of May 1999 EVENT The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands indicts Slobodan Milosevic and four others for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Kosovo.
27th of May 2005 EVENT Australian Schapelle Corby is sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in Kerobokan Prison for drug smuggling by a court in Indonesia.
27th of May 2006 EVENT The May 2006 Java earthquake strikes at 5:53:58 AM local time (22:53:58 UTC May 26) devastating Bantul and the city of Yogyakarta killing over 6,600 people.
27th of May 1332 BIRTHDAY Ibn Khaldun, Arab polymath (d. 1406)
27th of May 1519 BIRTHDAY Girolamo Mei, Italian historian (d. 1594)
27th of May 1576 BIRTHDAY Caspar Schoppe, German scholar (d. 1649)
27th of May 1601 BIRTHDAY Antoine Daniel, French Jesuit missionary and martyr (d. 1648)
27th of May 1623 BIRTHDAY William Petty, English scientist and philosopher (d. 1687)
27th of May 1626 BIRTHDAY William II, Prince of Orange (d. 1650)
27th of May 1651 BIRTHDAY Louis-Antoine, Cardinal de Noailles, French cardinal (d. 1729)
27th of May 1652 BIRTHDAY Liselotte von der Pfalz, Duchess of Orleans (d. 1722)
27th of May 1738 BIRTHDAY Nathaniel Gorham, 8th President of the United States in Congress Assembled (d. 1796)
27th of May 1756 BIRTHDAY King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria (d. 1825)
27th of May 1794 BIRTHDAY Cornelius Vanderbilt, American entrepreneur (d. 1877)
27th of May 1818 BIRTHDAY Amelia Bloomer, American suffragette (d. 1894)
27th of May 1819 BIRTHDAY Julia Ward Howe, American poet (The Battle Hymn of the Republic) (d. 1910)
27th of May 1820 BIRTHDAY Mathilde Bonaparte, French princess and socialite (d. 1904)
27th of May 1827 BIRTHDAY Samuel F. Miller, New York representative to the U.S. House of Representatives (d. 1892)
27th of May 1836 BIRTHDAY Jay Gould, American financier (d. 1892)
27th of May 1837 BIRTHDAY Wild Bill Hickok, American gunfighter (d. 1876)
27th of May 1837 BIRTHDAY Ivan Kramskoi, Russian painter (d. 1887)
27th of May 1860 BIRTHDAY Manuel Teixeira Gomes, 7th President of Portugal (d. 1941)
27th of May 1864 BIRTHDAY Ante Trumbic, Croatian politician (d. 1938)
27th of May 1867 BIRTHDAY Arnold Bennett, British novelist (d. 1931)
27th of May 1871 BIRTHDAY Georges Rouault, French painter and graphic artist (d. 1958)
27th of May 1876 BIRTHDAY Sir William Stanier, British railway engineer (d. 1965)
27th of May 1876 BIRTHDAY Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski, Polish writer (d. 1945)
27th of May 1879 BIRTHDAY Karl Buhler, German linguist and psychologist (d. 1963)
27th of May 1879 BIRTHDAY Hans Lammers, German SS officer (d. 1962)
27th of May 1884 BIRTHDAY Max Brod, Czech-born writer, literary executor of Franz Kafka (d. 1968)
27th of May 1888 BIRTHDAY Louis Durey, French composer (d. 1979)
27th of May 1891 BIRTHDAY Claude Champagne, French-Canadian composer (d. 1965)
27th of May 1893 BIRTHDAY Hermann Dornemann, German supercentenarian (d. 2005)
27th of May 1894 BIRTHDAY Louis-Ferdinand Celine, French writer (d. 1961)
27th of May 1894 BIRTHDAY Dashiell Hammett, American author (d. 1961)
27th of May 1897 BIRTHDAY John Cockcroft, British physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1967)
27th of May 1900 BIRTHDAY U?adzimir Zylka, Belarusian poet (d. 1933)
27th of May 1904 BIRTHDAY Chuhei Nambu, Japanese athlete (d. 1997)
27th of May 1906 BIRTHDAY Antonio Rosario Mennonna, Italian Catholic bishop (d. 2009)
27th of May 1907 BIRTHDAY Nicolas Calas, Greek-American poet and art critic (d. 1988)
27th of May 1907 BIRTHDAY Rachel Carson, American biologist and science writer (d. 1964)
27th of May 1909 BIRTHDAY Dolores Hope, American singer and philanthropist
27th of May 1911 BIRTHDAY Hubert H. Humphrey, 38th Vice President of the United States and Senator from Minnesota (d. 1978)
27th of May 1911 BIRTHDAY Teddy Kollek, Austrian-born Israeli politician (d. 2007)
27th of May 1911 BIRTHDAY Vincent Price, American actor (d. 1993)
27th of May 1912 BIRTHDAY John Cheever, American author (d. 1982)
27th of May 1912 BIRTHDAY Sam Snead, American golfer (d. 2002)
27th of May 1912 BIRTHDAY Terry Moore, American baseball player (d. 1995)
27th of May 1913 BIRTHDAY Wols, German painter (d. 1951)
27th of May 1915 BIRTHDAY Esther Sore, Chilean musician (d. 1996)
27th of May 1915 BIRTHDAY Herman Wouk, American writer
27th of May 1918 BIRTHDAY Yasuhiro Nakasone, Japanese politician
27th of May 1921 BIRTHDAY Caryl Chessman, American robber and rapist (d. 1960)
27th of May 1922 BIRTHDAY Christopher Lee, English actor
27th of May 1923 BIRTHDAY Henry Kissinger, 56th United States Secretary of State, Nobel Peace Prize laureate
27th of May 1923 BIRTHDAY Sumner Redstone, American entrepreneur
27th of May 1924 BIRTHDAY Ernest Ingenito, American mass murderer (d. 1995)
27th of May 1925 BIRTHDAY Tony Hillerman, American writer (d. 2008)
27th of May 1930 BIRTHDAY John Barth, American novelist
27th of May 1930 BIRTHDAY William S. Sessions, 8th Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
27th of May 1932 BIRTHDAY Faten Hamama, Egyptian actress
27th of May 1933 BIRTHDAY Manfred Sommer, Spanish comic artist (d. 2007)
27th of May 1933 BIRTHDAY Ted Rogers, Canadian entrepreneur (d. 2008)
27th of May 1934 BIRTHDAY Harlan Ellison, American author
27th of May 1935 BIRTHDAY Lee Meriwether, Miss America (1955) and actress
27th of May 1935 BIRTHDAY Ramsey Lewis, American pianist
27th of May 1935 BIRTHDAY Mal Evans, British road manager of The Beatles (d. 1976)
27th of May 1936 BIRTHDAY Marcel Masse, Canadian politician
27th of May 1936 BIRTHDAY Louis Gossett Jr., American actor
27th of May 1937 BIRTHDAY Allan Carr, American film producer and writer (d. 1999)
27th of May 1939 BIRTHDAY Socratis Kokkalis, Greek businessman
27th of May 1939 BIRTHDAY Don Williams, American country singer
27th of May 1942 BIRTHDAY Lee Baca, American law enforcement official
27th of May 1943 BIRTHDAY Cilla Black, English singer and presenter
27th of May 1943 BIRTHDAY Bruce Weitz, American actor
27th of May 1944 BIRTHDAY Christopher Dodd, American politician, senior Senator from Connecticut
27th of May 1944 BIRTHDAY Alain Souchon, French singer and songwriter
27th of May 1945 BIRTHDAY Bruce Cockburn, Canadian musician
27th of May 1946 BIRTHDAY Niels-Henning ?rsted Pedersen, Danish jazz bassist (d. 2005)
27th of May 1946 BIRTHDAY Lewis Collins, English actor
27th of May 1947 BIRTHDAY Branko Oblak, Slovenian footballer
27th of May 1948 BIRTHDAY Wubbo de Boer, Dutch civil servant
27th of May 1951 BIRTHDAY Ana Belen, Spanish singer and actress
27th of May 1954 BIRTHDAY Pauline Hanson, Australian politician
27th of May 1954 BIRTHDAY Jackie Slater, American football player
27th of May 1955 BIRTHDAY Eric Bischoff, American professional wrestling promoter
27th of May 1955 BIRTHDAY Richard Schiff, American actor
27th of May 1956 BIRTHDAY Cynthia McFadden, American television anchor
27th of May 1957 BIRTHDAY Siouxsie Sioux, English musician (Siouxsie and the Banshees)
27th of May 1957 BIRTHDAY Duncan Goodhew, English Olympic swimmer, 1980 gold medalist
27th of May 1958 BIRTHDAY Neil Finn, New Zealand singer and songwriter (Split Enz, Crowded House)
27th of May 1958 BIRTHDAY Linnea Quigley, American actress
27th of May 1961 BIRTHDAY Peri Gilpin, American actress
27th of May 1962 BIRTHDAY Steven Brill, American film writer and director
27th of May 1962 BIRTHDAY Ravi Shastri, Indian cricketer
27th of May 1962 BIRTHDAY Ray Borner, Australian basketball player
27th of May 1964 BIRTHDAY Adam Carolla, American comedian and television personality
27th of May 1964 BIRTHDAY Zheng Geping, Singaporean actor
27th of May 1965 BIRTHDAY Todd Bridges, American actor
27th of May 1965 BIRTHDAY Pat Cash, Australian tennis player
27th of May 1967 BIRTHDAY Paul Gascoigne, English footballer
27th of May 1968 BIRTHDAY Jeff Bagwell, American baseball player
27th of May 1968 BIRTHDAY Frank E. Thomas, American baseball player
27th of May 1969 BIRTHDAY Dondre Whitfield, American actor
27th of May 1969 BIRTHDAY Todd Hundley, American baseball player
27th of May 1969 BIRTHDAY Jeremy Mayfield, American race car driver
27th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Michele Bartoli, Italian cyclist
27th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Tim Farron, British politician
27th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Cherry Pie Picache, Filipino actress
27th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Joseph Fiennes, English actor
27th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Monika Schnarre, Canadian model and actress
27th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Wayne Carey, Australian rules footballer
27th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Paul Bettany, English actor
27th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Mathew Batsiua, Nauruan politician
27th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Lisa Lopes, American singer (TLC) (d. 2002)
27th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Glenn Ross, Northern Irish strongman
27th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Kaur Kender, Estonian author
27th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Lee Sharpe, English Footballer
27th of May 1972 BIRTHDAY Todd Demsey, American golfer
27th of May 1972 BIRTHDAY Ivete Sangalo, Brazilian singer
27th of May 1973 BIRTHDAY Tana Umaga, New Zealand rugby union player
27th of May 1973 BIRTHDAY Jack McBrayer, American actor and comedian
27th of May 1974 BIRTHDAY Derek Webb, American singer and songwriter (Caedmon's Call)
27th of May 1974 BIRTHDAY Danny Wuerffel, American football player
27th of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Andre 3000, American rapper (OutKast)
27th of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Michael Hussey, Australian cricketer
27th of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Jadakiss, American rapper (D-Block)
27th of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Jamie Oliver, English chef and television personality
27th of May 1976 BIRTHDAY RJD2, American hip-hop producer
27th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lankan cricketer
27th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Abderrahmane Hammad, Algerian athlete
27th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Tommie van der Leegte, Dutch footballer
27th of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Adin Brown, American footballer
27th of May 1979 BIRTHDAY Stuart Manning, British actor
27th of May 1979 BIRTHDAY Mile Sterjovski, Australian footballer
27th of May 1980 BIRTHDAY Craig Buntin, Canadian figure skater
27th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Fivos Constantinou, Cypriot distance and cross country runner
27th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Ozgur Cevik, Turkish singer and actor
27th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Marcelo Bonan. Brazilian footballer
27th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Miloy, Angolan footballer
27th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Johan Elmander, Swedish footballer
27th of May 1982 BIRTHDAY Nattie Neidhart, Canadian professional wrestler
27th of May 1983 BIRTHDAY Bobby Convey, American footballer
27th of May 1984 BIRTHDAY Blake Ahearn, American basketball player
27th of May 1984 BIRTHDAY Kalle Spjuth, Swedish bandy player
27th of May 1985 BIRTHDAY Chiang Chien-ming, Taiwanese baseball player
27th of May 1985 BIRTHDAY Roberto Soldado, Spanish footballer
27th of May 1986 BIRTHDAY Conor Cummins, Manx motorbike racer
27th of May 1986 BIRTHDAY Timo Descamps, Flemish actor and singer
27th of May 1987 BIRTHDAY Eric Kolelas, French actor
27th of May 1990 BIRTHDAY Chris Colfer, American actor
27th of May 1990 BIRTHDAY Ekaterina Zaikina, Russian figure skater
27th of May 1990 BIRTHDAY Danny McKinnon, Canadian actor
27th of May 0366 DEATH Procopius, Roman usurper (Born 326)
27th of May 0735 DEATH The Venerable Bede, English historian and theologian (Born 672 or 673)
27th of May 0866 DEATH King Ordono I of Asturias (Born 831)
27th of May 0927 DEATH Tsar Simeon I of Bulgaria (Born 864 or 865)
27th of May 1039 DEATH Dirk III, Count of Holland (Born between 981 and 989)
27th of May 1444 DEATH John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, English military leader (Born 1404)
27th of May 1508 DEATH Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan (Born 1452)
27th of May 1525 DEATH Thomas Muntzer, German rebel leader (Born c. 1488)
27th of May 1541 DEATH Margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury (Born 1473)
27th of May 1564 DEATH John Calvin, French religious reformer (Born 1509)
27th of May 1610 DEATH Francois Ravaillac, French assassin of Henry IV of France (Born 1578)
27th of May 1615 DEATH Marguerite de Valois, Queen of Henry IV of France (Born 1553)
27th of May 1661 DEATH Archibald Campbell, Scottish religious dissident (Born 1607)
27th of May 1675 DEATH Gaspard Dughet, French painter (Born 1613)
27th of May 1690 DEATH Giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer (Born 1626)
27th of May 1702 DEATH Dominique Bouhours, French essayist and critic (Born 1628)
27th of May 1707 DEATH Marquise de Montespan, French mistress of Louis XIV of France (Born 1640)
27th of May 1781 DEATH Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist (Born 1716)
27th of May 1797 DEATH Francois-Noel Babeuf, French revolutionary (Born 1760)
27th of May 1831 DEATH Jedediah Smith, American explorer (Born 1799)
27th of May 1840 DEATH Niccolo Paganini, Italian violinist and composer (Born 1782)
27th of May 1896 DEATH Aleksandr Grigorievich Stoletov, Russian physicist (Born 1839)
27th of May 1910 DEATH Robert Koch, German physician, Nobel laureate (Born 1843)
27th of May 1918 DEATH Ozutsu Man'emon, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 18th Yokozuna (Born 1869)
27th of May 1919 DEATH Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Indian social activist (Born 1848)
27th of May 1926 DEATH Srecko Kosovel, Slovenian poet (Born 1904)
27th of May 1941 DEATH Ernst Lindemann, German captain, died in sinking of the German battleship Bismarck (Born 1894)
27th of May 1941 DEATH Gunther Lutjens, German admiral, died in sinking of the German battleship Bismarck (Born 1889)
27th of May 1945 DEATH Enno Lolling, German SS-Standartenfuhrer died by suicide (Born 1888)
27th of May 1947 DEATH Ed Konetchy, American baseball player (Born 1885)
27th of May 1949 DEATH Robert Ripley, American cartoonist (Ripley's Believe It or Not!) (Born 1890)
27th of May 1953 DEATH Jesse Burkett, American baseball player (Born 1868)
27th of May 1960 DEATH James Montgomery Flagg, American illustrator (Born 1877)
27th of May 1963 DEATH Gregoris Lambrakis, Greek physician and politician (Born 1912)
27th of May 1964 DEATH Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian politician (Born 1889)
27th of May 1967 DEATH W. Otto Miessner, American composer and music educator (Born 1880)
27th of May 1967 DEATH Ernst Niekisch, German politician (Born 1889)
27th of May 1969 DEATH Jeffrey Hunter, American actor (Born 1926)
27th of May 1973 DEATH P.Ramlee, Malaysian actor, singer and songwriter (Born 1922)
27th of May 1986 DEATH Giorgos Tzifos, Greek actor (Born 1918)
27th of May 1986 DEATH Isma'il Raji' al-Faruqi, Palestinian-born philosopher (Born 1921)
27th of May 1987 DEATH John Howard Northrop, American chemist, Nobel laureate (Born 1891)
27th of May 1989 DEATH Arseny Tarkovsky, Russian poet (Born 1907)
27th of May 1990 DEATH Robert B. Meyner, 44th Governor of New Jersey (Born 1908)
27th of May 1991 DEATH Leopold Nowak, Austrian musicologist (Born 1904)
27th of May 1992 DEATH Uncle Charlie Osborne, American fiddler (Born 1890)
27th of May 1993 DEATH Mary Philbin, American actress (Born 1903)
27th of May 1993 DEATH Werner Stocker, German actor (Born 1955)
27th of May 1994 DEATH Charles Rodman Campbell, Executed American rapist and killer (Born 1954)
27th of May 1997 DEATH Matt Gunther, American pornographic actor (Born 1963)
27th of May 2000 DEATH Kazimierz Leski, Polish engineer, fighter pilot, intelligence and counter-intelligence officer (Born 1912)
27th of May 2000 DEATH Sir Crawford Murray MacLehose, Scottish statesman, 25th Governor of Hong Kong (Born 1917)
27th of May 2000 DEATH Maurice Richard, Canadian hockey player (Born 1921)
27th of May 2001 DEATH Ramon Bieri, American actor (Born 1929)
27th of May 2003 DEATH Luciano Berio, Italian composer (Born 1925)
27th of May 2006 DEATH Craig Heyward, American football player (Born 1966)
27th of May 2006 DEATH Paul Gleason, American actor (Born 1939)
27th of May 2006 DEATH Rob Borsellino, American columnist (Born 1949)
27th of May 2006 DEATH Alex Toth, American cartoonist (Born 1928)
27th of May 2006 DEATH Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Indian actor (Born 1944)
27th of May 2007 DEATH Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer (Zard) (Born 1967)
27th of May 2007 DEATH Gretchen Wyler, American actress (Born 1932)
27th of May 2007 DEATH Ed Yost, American inventor (Born 1919)
27th of May 2008 DEATH Franz Kunstler, last remaining Austro-Hungarian Empire World War I veteran (Born 1900)
27th of May 2009 DEATH Sir William Refshauge, Australian public health administrator (Born 1913)
27th of May 2009 DEATH Sir Clive Grainger, British economist and Nobel Prize winner (Born 1934)
27th of May 2009 DEATH Thomas Franck, American lawyer (Born 1931)
27th of May 2009 DEATH Abram Hoffer, Canadian Orthomolecular psychiatrist (Born 1917)
27th of May 2009 DEATH Gerard Jean-Juste, Roman Catholic priest and Haitian political activist (Born 1946)
27th of May 2009 DEATH Carol Anne O'Marie, American Roman Catholic nun and mystery novelist (Born 1933)
27th of May 2009 DEATH Paul Sharratt, British-born American television producer (Born 1933)
27th of May 2010 DEATH Payut Ngaokrachang, Thai animator (Born 1929)