Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 27-Feb
Died on This Day (27-Feb)
Nathaniel Taylor was an American television and film actor best known for portraying Rollo Lawson on the 1970s sitcoms Sanford and Son, Grady and the 1980s sitcom Sanford.
American television and film actor
Leonard Simon Nimoy was an American actor, filmmaker, photographer, author, singer, and songwriter.
Harvey Lavan "Van" Cliburn Jr. was an American pianist who, at the age of 23, achieved worldwide recognition when he won the inaugural International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 1958 .
Frank Woodruff Buckles was a United States Army corporal and the last surviving American military veteran of World War I.
James Sante Avati was an American illustrator and paperback cover artist.
Sir Terence Alan "Spike" Milligan was a British-Irish actor, comedian, writer, musician, poet, and playwright.
Leslie Ethelbert George Ames was a wicket-keeper and batsman for the England cricket team and Kent County Cricket Club.
Wicket-keeper and batsman for england cricket
George Tobias was an American film and television actor.
American theater, film and television actor
The Dionne quintuplets are the first quintuplets known to have survived their infancy.
William Sherman Jennings
William Sherman Jennings was an American politician.
Richard Arthur Bradsell was a British bartender noted for his innovative work with cocktails, including the creation of many new drinks now considered to be modern classics.
Aaron Dale Allston was an American game designer and author of many science fiction books, notably Star Wars novels.
Ma Jiyuan was a Ma clique warlord in China during the Republic of China era, ruling the northwestern province of Qinghai.
Jonathan May was an American cellist and conductor.
Fred McFeely Rogers , also known as Mister Rogers, was an American television host, author, producer, and Presbyterian minister.
American television personality
Selwyn Featherston Toogood was a New Zealand radio and television personality.
New Zealand broadcaster
Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.
Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. was a Republican United States Senator from Massachusetts in both Senate seats in non-consecutive terms of service and a United States ambassador.
United States Ambassador to the United Nations
John Vincent Holland
John Vincent Holland VC , was World War I Irish soldier, and the recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Recipient of the Victoria Cross
Rudolf S. Enblom
Rudolf S. Enblom was a Swedish architect.
Charles B. Thompson
Charles Blancher Thompson was an American leader of a schismatic sect in the Latter Day Saint movement from 1848 to 1858.
Founder of the religious sect