Famous Deaths In April - 27
Friday, 26 February 2021
1950 Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer, dies at 70 on April - 27.
1951 On April - 27 philip Albert Myburgh Hands, cricketer (7 Tests for S Africa), dies
1952 Death of Guido Castelnuovo, Italian mathematician (b. 1865) on this day in history.
1957 Mario A Gianini, creator (maraschino cherry), dies on April - 27.
1959 Gordon Armstrong, inventor (baby incubator), dies on April - 27.
1961 On April - 27 roy Del Ruth, director (About Face, Folies Bergere), dies at 67
1962 On this day in history death of a. K. Fazlul Huq, Bengali statesman (b. 1873)
1964 Georg Britting, writer, dies at 73 on April - 27.
1965 On this day in history alan Bunce, actor (Albert-Ethel & Albert), dies at 61
1969 On this day in history dino Terranova, actor (Young Dillinger), dies at 65
1970 On April - 27 arthur Shields, actor (Your Show Time), dies at 73
1972 Kwame Nkrumah, president of Ghana, dies at 62 on April - 27.
1973 Jim Sims, cricketer (England leg-spinner in 4 Tests 1935-37), dies on this day in history.
1975 Nicholas Soussanin, actor (Last Command), dies at 86 on April - 27.
1977 Stanley Adams, actor (Lillies of the Field, Thunder Alley), dies at 61 on April - 27.
1978 On April - 27 death of mohammed Daud, premier/president of Afghanistan, murdered
1982 On this day in history tom Tully, actor (Line-up, Shane), dies at 85
1984 Piet Kraak, Dutch soccer player, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1988 Death of David Scarboro, British actor (b. 1968) on April - 27.
1989 Death of Konosuke Matsushita, Japanese industrialist (b. 1894) on April - 27.
1991 On April - 27 ken Curtis, actor (Lost, Freckles, Calif Gold Rush), dies at 74
1992 On this day in history olivier Messiaen, French composer, dies at 83
1993 On this day in history hans Sahl, German/US writer (Tie Exil im Exil), dies at 90
1994 Jerome Lejeune, physiologist, dies at 69 on April - 27.
1995 Death of Willem Frederik Hermans, Dutch writer (b. 1921) on April - 27.
1996 On April - 27 joan Sterndale Bennett, actress (Elizabeth-Dark Shadows), dies at 86
1997 On this day in history paul Lambert, actor (Tom-Executive Suite), dies at 73
1998 Death of Carlos Castaneda, Peruvian-born writer (b. 1925) on this day in history.
1999 On April - 27 death of al Hirt, American trumpeter (b. 1922)
2000 Death of Vicki Sue Robinson, American singer (b. 1954) on this day in history.
2002 Death of George Alec Effinger, American author (b. 1947) on this day in history.
2006 On April - 27 death of julia Thorne, ex-wife of John Kerry (b. 1944)
2007 Death of Mstislav Rostropovich, Russian cellist and conductor (b. 1927) on this day in history.
2009 Death of Frankie Manning, an American dancer, instructor, choreographer, and one of the founding fathers of Lindy Hop. (b. 1914) on this day in history.