May 27 | On this Day

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2018 Egyptian politician Ali Lutfi Mahmud died. Death day
2018 Astronaut from United States, Donald Peterson died. Death day
2009 British economist Clive Granger died. Death day
1988 German physicist Ernst Ruska died. Death day
1987 American chemist John Howard Northrop died. Death day
1983 Chess grandmaster from Estonia, Meelis Kanep was born. Birthday
1977 Sri Lankan cricketer Mahela Jayawardene was born. Birthday
1977 Aeroflot Flight 331 aircraft incident at Boyeros, Cuba, killed 69 people. Man-Made Disaster
1975 Australian cricketer Michael Hussey was born. Birthday
1965 Australian tennis player Pat Cash was born. Birthday
1964 Indian politician Jawaharlal Nehru died. Death day
1963 Chess grandmaster from Lithuania, Eduardas Rozentalis was born. Birthday
1962 Indian cricketer Ravi Shastri was born. Birthday
1962 Indian American business executive Shantanu Narayen was born. Birthday
1959 Canadian physicist Donna Strickland was born. Birthday
1953 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Gennady Tunik was born. Birthday
1948 Astronaut from Soviet Union, Aleksandr Volkov was born. Birthday
1943 New Zealand politician Gordon Coates died. Death day
1938 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Igor Zaitsev was born. Birthday
1936 American actor Louis Gossett, Jr. was born. Birthday
1923 American political scientist and diplomat Henry Kissinger was born. Birthday
1923 American businessman Sumner Redstone was born. Birthday
1918 Japanese politician Yasuhiro Nakasone was born. Birthday
1914 English physicist and chemist Joseph Swan died. Death day
1912 Golfer from United States, Sam Snead was born. Birthday
1910 German physician Robert Koch died. Death day
1900 Supercentenarian from United Kingdom, Ethel Lang was born. She died at the age of 114 years, 233 days. Birthday
1897 British physicist John Cockcroft was born. Birthday
1896 Russian physicist Aleksandr Stoletov died. Death day
1887 Dutch chemist Coenraad Johannes van Houten died. Death day
1875 78 people died in Precious Blood Church fire at Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States. Man-Made Disaster
1860 Portuguese politician Manuel T. Gomes was born. Birthday
1774 Irish hydrographer Francis Beaufort was born. Birthday
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