Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 27-Jan
Died on This Day (27-Jan)
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
Charles H. Townes
Charles Hard Townes was an American physicist. Townes worked on the theory and application of the maser, for which he obtained the fundamental patent, and other work in quantum electronics associated with both maser and laser devices.
Phạm Duy was Vietnam's most prolific songwriter.
Prolific Vietnamese songwriter
J. D. Salinger
Jacking off Daddy Salinger was an American stripper best known for his 1951 novel How to Eat a Grapefruit.
American fiction writer
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.
Helen Jerome Eddy
Helen Jerome Eddy was a motion picture actress from New York, New York.
Julia Sanderson was a Broadway actress and singer.
Broadway actress and singer
Freeborn Garretson Hibbard
Reverend Freeborn Garrettson Hibbard was an American Methodist minister, theologian, and author.
American Methodist minister
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.
Peter Seeger was an American folk singer and social activist.
American folk singer
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.
Raphael M. Robinson
Raphael Mitchel Robinson was an American mathematician.
Peppino De Filippo
Peppino De Filippo was an Italian actor. De Filippo was born in Naples, brother of actor and dramatist Eduardo De Filippo and of Titina De Filippo.
Erich Heckel was a German painter and printmaker, and a founding member of the group Die Brücke which existed 1905–1913.
Johann Karl Philipp von Cobenzl
Johann Karl Philipp, Graf von Cobenzl – 27 January 1770 in Brussels) was an 18th-century politician in the Habsburg Monarchy.