Famous People Who Died on April 27Th In History

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Dying is just like taxes in the respect that it is going to happen to you and me. Over history, we realize it doesn’t matter who you are, you are going to face death. Famous people have no secret weapon against death. They are just like you and I. They will die. We will die. Death is a part of life. However, many of us look forward to eternal life in Heaven. After we all pass from this world, I hope to meet each one of you in a better place called Heaven.

We Live And We Die

Nobody Lives Forever

See You In Heaven

What Happened on this Day in History?

1565 – Cebu is established becoming the first Spanish settlement in the Philippines, my wife is from Cebu, and you should see the old Spanish style churches

1861 – President of the United States Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas Corpus

1945 – World War II: Benito Mussolini is arrested by Italian partisans in Dongo, while attempting escape disguised as a German soldier

1974 – 10,000 march in Washington, D.C., calling for the impeachment of US President Richard Nixon

1987 – The U.S. Department of Justice bars the Austrian President Kurt Waldheim from entering the United States, saying he had aided in the deportation and execution of thousands of Jews and others as a German Army officer during World War II


1532-1613 – Robert Abercromby, Scottish Jesuit

1779-1813 – Zebulon Pike, American frontiersman and explorer

1803-1882 – Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist

1902-1988 – Fred Bear, American bow-hunter and bow manufacturer

1920-1996 – William Colby, American director of the Central Intelligence Agency

1999 – Rolf Landauer, American physicist and electrical engineer, he was an IBM physicist

1916-2002 – Ruth Handler, American toy manufacturer of Mattel Incorporated who was most involved with Barbie

1944-2006 – Julia Thorne, ex-wife of John Kerry

1914-2009 – Frankie Manning, an American dancer, instructor, choreographer, and one of the founding fathers of Lindy Hop.

This is series of famous people who died was inspired by Faye Farley who writes about famous people who were born on the same dates. Each day I will make a list of the famous people who died on the particular day with a link to her story about who was born on a particular day. Today’s famous deaths will be linked to her September 27 story because she has not made it to October yet. Click here to check out Faye’s writing,




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