Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 27-Sep
Died on This Day (27-Sep)
Robert Scott Garrison was an American actor, best known for his role as Tommy in the 1984 film The Karate Kid, and the second season of its spinoff Cobra Kai.
Hugh Marston Hefner was an American magazine publisher.
Playboy magazine publisher
Frank Holmes Tyson was an England international cricketer of the 1950s, who also worked as a schoolmaster, journalist, cricket coach and cricket commentator after emigrating to Australia in 1960.
Edward Joseph Bertolatus , better known as Eddie Bert, was an American jazz trombonist.
George Frederick Blanda was an American football quarterback and placekicker who played professionally in the American Football League and National Football League .
Herman Berlinski was a German-born American composer, organist, pianist, musicologist and choir conductor.
Lloyd Benedict Nolan was an American film and television actor.
John Thomas Lang , usually referred to as J. T. Lang during his career and familiarly known as "Jack" and nicknamed "The Big Fella", was an Australian politician who twice served as the 23rd Premier of New South Wales from 1925 to 1927 and again from 1930 to 1932.
Australian politician and Premier of NSW
Carlos Mendieta y Montefur was a Cuban politician and interim President of Cuba.
Walter Bendix Schönflies Benjamin was a Jewish philosopher, cultural critic and essayist.
Martin Jean Balin was an American singer, songwriter, and musician best known as the founder and one of the lead singers and songwriters of Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship.
Serigne Abdou Thiam
Serigne Abdou was a Qatari footballer of Senegalese descent who played for Al Khor as a defender.
A. C. Lyles
Andrew Craddock "A. C." Lyles Jr. was an American film producer for Paramount Pictures, who is best known for producing a variety of Westerns in the 1950s and '60s.
American film producer
Anthony J. Lumsden
Anthony John Hale Lumsden was an American architect most noted for his sculptural and often "futuristic" designs.
Donald David Dixon Ronald O'Connor was an American actor, dancer, and singer.
John Patrick Kenneally VC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
World War II Victoria Cross winner
Dexter W. Very was an American college football player the Penn State Nittany Lions football team of Pennsylvania State University.
American football player
Clara Gordon Bow was an American actress who rose to stardom in silent film during the 1920s and successfully made the transition to "talkies" in 1929.
Frank Aloysius Mullen
Frank Aloysius Mullen was a diver at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp.
William F. Packer
William Fisher Packer was an American politician from Pennsylvania who served as the 14th Governor of Pennsylvania from 1858 to 1861.