Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 27-Jan
Died on This Day (27-Jan)
Lina Ben Mhenni
Lina Ben Mhenni was a Tunisian Internet activist, blogger and lecturer in linguistics at Tunis University.
Tunisian political activist and blogger
Feodor Ingvar Kamprad ; 30 March 1926 – 27 January 2018) was a Swedish billionaire business magnate best known for founding IKEA, a multinational retail company specialising in furniture.
Peter Baker was an English footballer. Educated at Southgate County School in North London, he played right-back for Tottenham Hotspur and was part of the double-winning side of 1960-61 and won the FA Cup with Spurs in 1962.
Charlie Callas was an American comedian and actor most commonly known for his work with Mel Brooks, Jerry Lewis, and Dean Martin, and his many stand-up appearances on television talk shows in the 1970s.
Aurélie Nemours was a Parisian painter who made abstract geometrical paintings and was highly influenced by De Stijl, or neoplasticism.
Henryk Jabłoński was a Polish Socialist. After 1948, he became a Communist politician, as well as a historian and professor at Warsaw University.
Ralph Webster Yarborough was a Texas Democratic politician who served in the United States Senate from 1957 to 1971 and was a leader of the progressive wing of his party.
Lilli Palmer ; born Lilli Marie Peiser; was a German actress and writer.
Ludwig Gies was a German sculptor, medallist and professor of art.
German sculptor and medallist
Justiniano Borgoño Castañeda was a Peruvian soldier and politician who briefly occupied the Presidency of Peru during 1894.
President of Peru
Maya von Schönburg
Countess Maria Felicitas von Schönburg-Glauchau , also known as Maya von Schönburg, was a German socialite.
Brunhilde Pomsel was a personal secretary to Joseph Goebbels, the Reich Minister of Propaganda of Nazi Germany.
Personal secretary to Joseph Goebbels
Peter R. "Pete" Seeger was an American folk singer and social activist.
American folk singer
Christopher Hamilton Lloyd, OBE was a British gardener and author.
Jack Harold Paar was an American author, movie actor, radio and television comedian, and talk show host.
Pedro Juan Carrasco García was a Spanish boxer whose fame transcended the boxing ring.
Richard Dale Long was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball with the Pittsburgh Pirates, St.
American baseball player and coach
Princess Adelaide of Schaumburg-Lippe
Princess Adelaide of Schaumburg-Lippe was daughter of Prince William of Schaumburg-Lippe and consort of the last reigning Duke of Saxe-Altenburg Ernst II.
Duchess consort of Saxe-Altenburg
Erich Kleiber was an Austrian, later Argentine, conductor, known for his interpretations of the classics and as an advocate of new music.
Simeon Bavier was a Swiss politician, member of the Swiss Federal Council .