July 27 Events
1054 - Siward, Earl of Northumbria, invades Scotland and defeats Macbeth, King of Scotland somewhere north of the Firth of Forth. 1189 - Friedrich Barbarossa arrives at Niš, the capital of Serbian King Stefan Nemanja, during the Third Crusade. 1202 - Georgian–Seljuk wars: At the Battle of Basian the Kingdom of Georgia defeats the Sultanate of Rum. 1214 - Battle of Bouvines: Philip II of France decisively defeats Imperial, English and Flemish armies, effectively ending John of England's Angevin Empire. 1299 - According to Edward Gibbon, Osman I invades the territory of Nicomedia for the first time, usually considered to be the founding day of the Ottoman state. 1302 - Battle of Bapheus: Decisive Ottoman victory over the Byzantines opening up Bithynia for Turkish conquest. 1549 - The Jesuit priest Francis Xavier's ship reaches Japan. 1663 - The English Parliament passes the second Navigation Act requiring that all goods bound for the American colonies have to be sent in English ships from English ports. After the Acts of Union 1707, Scotland would be included in the Act. 1689 - Glorious Revolution: The Battle of Killiecrankie is a victory for the Jacobites. 1694 - A Royal charter is granted to the Bank of England. 1775 - Founding of the U.S. Army Medical Department: The Second Continental Congress passes legislation establishing "an hospital for an army consisting of 20,000 men." 1778 - American Revolution: First Battle of Ushant: British and French fleets fight to a standoff. 1789 - The first U.S. federal government agency, the Department of Foreign Affairs, is established. 1794 - French Revolution: Maximilien Robespierre is arrested after encouraging the execution of more than 17,000 "enemies of the Revolution". 1816 - Seminole Wars: The Battle of Negro Fort ends when a hot shot cannonball fired by US Navy Gunboat No. 154 explodes the fort's Powder Magazine, killing approximately 275. It is considered the deadliest single cannon shot in US history. 1857 - Indian Rebellion: Sixty-eight men hold out for eight days against a force of 2,500 to 3,000 mutinying sepoys and 8,000 irregular forces. 1865 - Welsh settlers arrive at Chubut in Argentina. 1866 - The first permanent transatlantic telegraph cable is successfully completed, stretching from Valentia Island, Ireland, to Heart's Content, Newfoundland. 1880 - Second Anglo-Afghan War: Battle of Maiwand: Afghan forces led by Mohammad Ayub Khan defeat the British Army in battle near Maiwand, Afghanistan. 1890 - Vincent van Gogh shoots himself and dies two days later. 1900 - Kaiser Wilhelm II makes a speech comparing Germans to Huns; for years afterwards, "Hun" would be a disparaging name for Germans. 1917 - World War I: The Allies reach the Yser Canal at the Battle of Passchendaele. 1919 - The Chicago Race Riot erupts after a racial incident occurred on a South Side beach, leading to 38 fatalities and 537 injuries over a five-day period. 1921 - Researchers at the University of Toronto, led by biochemist Frederick Banting, prove that the hormone insulin regulates blood sugar. 1929 - The Geneva Convention of 1929, dealing with treatment of prisoners-of-war, is signed by 53 nations. 1940 - The animated short A Wild Hare is released, introducing the character of Bugs Bunny. 1942 - World War II: Allied forces successfully halt the final Axis advance into Egypt. 1949 - Initial flight of the de Havilland Comet, the first jet-powered airliner. 1953 - Cessation of hostilities is achieved in the Korean War when the United States, China, and North Korea sign an armistice agreement. Syngman Rhee, President of South Korea, refuses to sign but pledges to observe the armistice. 1955 - The Austrian State Treaty restores Austrian sovereignty. 1955 - El Al Flight 402 is shot down by two fighter jets after straying into Bulgarian air space. All 58 people onboard are killed. 1959 - The Continental League is announced as baseball's "3rd major league" in the United States. 1964 - Vietnam War: Five thousand more American military advisers are sent to South Vietnam bringing the total number of United States forces in Vietnam to 21,000. 1974 - Watergate scandal: The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee votes 27 to 11 to recommend the first article of impeachment against President Richard Nixon. 1975 - Mayor of Jaffna and former MP Alfred Duraiappah is shot dead. 1981 - While landing at Chihuahua International Airport, Aeromexico Flight 230 overshoots the runway. Thirty-two of the 66 passengers and crew on board the DC-9 are killed. 1983 - Black July: Eighteen Tamil political prisoners at the Welikada high security prison in Colombo are massacred by Sinhalese prisoners, the second such massacre in two days. 1989 - While attempting to land at Tripoli International Airport in Libya, Korean Air Flight 803 crashes just short of the runway. Seventy-five of the 199 passengers and crew and four people on the ground are killed, in the second accident involving a DC-10 in less than two weeks, the first being United Airlines Flight 232. 1990 - The Supreme Soviet of the Belarusian Soviet Republic declares independence of Belarus from the Soviet Union. Until 1996 the day is celebrated as the Independence Day of Belarus; after a referendum held that year the celebration of independence is moved to June 3. 1990 - The Jamaat al Muslimeen attempt a coup d'état in Trinidad and Tobago. 1995 - The Korean War Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C.. 1996 - In Atlanta, United States, a pipe bomb explodes at Centennial Olympic Park during the 1996 Summer Olympics. 1997 - About 50 people are killed in the Si Zerrouk massacre in Algeria. 2002 - Ukraine airshow disaster: A Sukhoi Su-27 fighter crashes during an air show at Lviv, Ukraine killing 77 and injuring more than 500 others, making it the deadliest air show disaster in history. 2005 - After an incident during STS-114, NASA grounds the Space Shuttle, pending an investigation of the continuing problem with the shedding of foam insulation from the external fuel tank. 2015 - At least seven people are killed and many injured after gunmen attack an Indian police station in Punjab. 2016 - At a news conference, U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump expresses the hope that Russians can recover thirty thousand emails that were deleted from Hillary Clinton's personal server. Births 1452 - Ludovico Sforza, Italian son of Francesco I Sforza 1452 - Lucrezia Crivelli, mistress of Ludovico Sforza 1502 - Francesco Corteccia, Italian composer 1578 - Frances Howard, Duchess of Richmond 1612 - Murad IV, Ottoman Sultan 1625 - Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich 1667 - Johann Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician and academic 1733 - Jeremiah Dixon, English surveyor and astronomer 1740 - Jeanne Baré, French explorer 1741 - François-Hippolyte Barthélémon, French-English violinist and composer 1752 - Samuel Smith, American general and politician 1768 - Charlotte Corday, French assassin of Jean-Paul Marat 1768 - Joseph Anton Koch, Austrian painter 1773 - Jacob Aall, Norwegian economist and politician 1777 - Thomas Campbell, Scottish-French poet and academic 1777 - Henry Trevor, 21st Baron Dacre, English general 1781 - Mauro Giuliani, Italian singer-songwriter and guitarist 1784 - Denis Davydov, Russian general and poet 1812 - Thomas Lanier Clingman, American general and politician 1818 - Agostino Roscelli, Italian priest and saint 1824 - Alexandre Dumas, fils, French novelist and playwright 1833 - Thomas George Bonney, English geologist, mountaineer, and academic 1835 - Giosuè Carducci, Italian poet and educator, Nobel Prize laureate 1848 - Loránd Eötvös, Hungarian physicist and politician, Minister of Education of Hungary 1848 - Friedrich Ernst Dorn, German physicist 1853 - Vladimir Korolenko, Ukrainian journalist, author, and activist 1853 - Elizabeth Plankinton, American philanthropist 1854 - Takahashi Korekiyo, Japanese accountant and politician, 20th Prime Minister of Japan 1857 - José Celso Barbosa, Puerto Rican physician, sociologist, and politician 1857 - Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge, English Egyptologist, Orientalist, and philologist 1858 - George Lyon, Canadian golfer and cricketer 1866 - António José de Almeida, Portuguese physician and politician, 6th President of Portugal 1867 - Enrique Granados, Spanish pianist and composer 1870 - Hilaire Belloc, French-born British writer and historian 1872 - Stanislav Binički, Serbian composer, conductor, and pedagogue. 1879 - Francesco Gaeta, Italian poet 1877 - Ernő Dohnányi, Hungarian pianist, composer, and conductor 1881 - Hans Fischer, German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate 1882 - Geoffrey de Havilland, English pilot and engineer, founded the de Havilland Aircraft Company 1886 - Ernst May, German architect and urban planner 1889 - Vera Karalli, Russian ballerina, choreographer, and actress 1890 - Benjamin Miessner, American radio engineer and inventor 1890 - Armas Taipale, Finnish discus thrower and shot putter 1891 - Jacob van der Hoeden, Dutch-Israeli veterinarian and academic 1893 - Ugo Agostoni, Italian cyclist 1894 - Mientje Kling, Dutch actress 1896 - Robert George, Scottish air marshal and politician, 24th Governor of South Australia 1896 - Henri Longchambon, French lawyer and politician 1899 - Percy Hornibrook, Australian cricketer 1902 - Yaroslav Halan, Ukrainian playwright and publicist 1903 - Nikolay Cherkasov, Russian actor 1903 - Michail Stasinopoulos, Greek jurist and politician, President of Greece 1903 - Mārtiņš Zīverts, Latvian playwright 1904 - Lyudmila Rudenko, Soviet chess player 1905 - Leo Durocher, American baseball player and manager 1906 - Jerzy Giedroyc, Polish author and activist 1906 - Herbert Jasper, Canadian psychologist and neurologist 1907 - Ross Alexander, American stage and film actor 1907 - Carl McClellan Hill, American educator and academic administrator 1907 - Irene Fischer, Austrian-American geodesist and mathematician 1908 - Joseph Mitchell, American journalist and author 1910 - Julien Gracq, French author and critic 1910 - Lupita Tovar, Mexican-American actress 1911 - Rayner Heppenstall, English author and poet 1912 - Vernon Elliott, English bassoon player, composer, and conductor 1913 - George L. Street III, American captain, Medal of Honor recipient 1914 - August Sang, Estonian poet and translator 1915 - Mario Del Monaco, Italian tenor 1915 - Josef Priller, German colonel and pilot 1916 - Elizabeth Hardwick, American literary critic, novelist, and short story writer 1916 - Skippy Williams, American saxophonist and arranger 1916 - Keenan Wynn, American actor 1918 - Leonard Rose, American cellist and educator 1920 - Henry D. "Homer" Haynes, American comedian and musician 1921 - Garry Davis, American pilot and activist, created the World Passport 1921 - Émile Genest, Canadian-American actor 1922 - Adolfo Celi, Italian actor, director, and screenwriter 1922 - Norman Lear, American screenwriter and producer 1923 - Mas Oyama, South Korean-Japanese martial artist 1924 - Vincent Canby, American historian and critic 1924 - Otar Taktakishvili, Georgian composer and conductor 1927 - Guy Carawan, American singer and musicologist 1927 - Pierre Granier-Deferre, French director and screenwriter 1927 - Will Jordan, American comedian and actor 1927 - C. Rajadurai, Sri Lankan journalist and politician, 1st Mayor of Batticaloa 1927 - John Seigenthaler, American journalist and academic 1928 - Joseph Kittinger, American colonel and pilot 1929 - Jean Baudrillard, French sociologist and philosopher 1929 - Harvey Fuqua, American singer-songwriter and producer 1929 - Jack Higgins, English author and academic 1929 - Marc Wilkinson, French-Australian composer and conductor 1930 - Joy Whitby, English director, producer, and screenwriter 1930 - Shirley Williams, English academic and politician, Secretary of State for Education 1931 - Khieu Samphan, Cambodian academic and politician, 28th Prime Minister of Cambodia 1931 - Jerry Van Dyke, American actor 1932 - Forest Able, American basketball player 1932 - Diane Webber, American model, dancer and actress 1933 - Nick Reynolds, American singer and bongo player 1933 - Ted Whitten, Australian footballer and journalist 1935 - Hillar Kärner, Estonian chess player 1935 - Billy McCullough, Northern Irish footballer 1936 - J. Robert Hooper, American businessman and politician 1937 - Anna Dawson, English actress and singer 1937 - Don Galloway, American actor 1937 - Robert Holmes à Court, South African-Australian businessman and lawyer 1938 - Gary Gygax, American game designer, co-created Dungeons & Dragons 1939 - William Eggleston, American photographer and academic 1939 - Michael Longley, Northern Irish poet and academic 1939 - Paulo Silvino, Brazilian comedian, composer and actor 1940 - Pina Bausch, German dancer and choreographer 1941 - Christian Boesch, Austrian opera singer 1941 - Johannes Fritsch, German viola player and composer 1942 - Édith Butler, Canadian singer-songwriter 1942 - John Pleshette, American actor, director, and screenwriter 1942 - Dennis Ralston, American tennis player 1943 - Jeremy Greenstock, English diplomat, British Ambassador to the United Nations 1944 - Bobbie Gentry, American singer-songwriter and guitarist 1944 - Jean-Marie Leblanc, French cyclist and journalist 1944 - Barbara Thomson, English saxophonist and composer 1946 - Peter Reading, English poet and author 1947 - Kazuyoshi Miura, Japanese businessman 1947 - Betty Thomas, American actress, director, and producer 1948 - Peggy Fleming, American figure skater and sportscaster 1948 - James Munby, English lawyer and judge 1948 - Henny Vrienten, Dutch singer-songwriter and bass player 1949 - Maury Chaykin, American-Canadian actor 1949 - André Dupont, Canadian ice hockey player and coach 1949 - Rory MacDonald, Scottish singer-songwriter and bass player 1949 - Maureen McGovern, American singer and actress 1949 - Robert Rankin, English author and illustrator 1950 - Simon Jones, English actor 1951 - Roseanna Cunningham, Scottish lawyer and politician, Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs 1951 - Bob Diamond, American-English banker and businessman 1951 - Rolf Thung, Dutch tennis player 1952 - Marvin Barnes, American basketball player 1952 - Roxanne Hart, American actress 1953 - Chung Dong-young, South Korean journalist and politician, 31st South Korean Minister of Unification 1953 - Yahoo Serious, Australian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter 1954 - Philippe Alliot, French race car driver and sportscaster 1954 - G. S. Bali, Indian lawyer and politician 1954 - Mark Stanway, English keyboard player 1954 - Ricardo Uceda, Peruvian journalist and author 1955 - Cat Bauer, American journalist, author, and playwright 1955 - Allan Border, Australian cricketer and coach 1955 - John Howell, English journalist and politician 1955 - Bobby Rondinelli, American drummer 1956 - Carol Leifer, American actress, comedian, screenwriter, and producer 1957 - Bill Engvall, American comedian, actor, and producer 1958 - Christopher Dean, English figure skater and choreographer 1958 - Kimmo Hakola, Finnish composer 1959 - Joe DeSa, American baseball player 1959 - Hugh Green, American football player 1959 - Yiannos Papantoniou, French-Greek economist and politician, Greek Minister of National Defence 1960 - Jo Durie, English tennis player and sportscaster 1960 - Conway Savage, Australian singer-songwriter and keyboard player 1960 - Emily Thornberry, English lawyer and politician 1961 - Ed Orgeron, American football coach 1962 - Neil Brooks, Australian swimmer 1962 - Karl Mueller, American bass player 1963 - Donnie Yen, Chinese-Hong Kong actor, director, producer, and martial artist 1964 - Rex Brown, American bass player and songwriter 1965 - José Luis Chilavert, Paraguayan footballer 1966 - Steve Tilson, English footballer and manager 1967 - Rahul Bose, Indian journalist, actor, director, and screenwriter 1967 - Juliana Hatfield, American singer-songwriter and musician 1967 - Hans Mathisen, Norwegian guitarist and composer 1967 - Neil Smith, English cricketer 1967 - Craig Wolanin, American ice hockey player 1968 - Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Italian actress and producer 1968 - Tom Goodwin, American baseball player and coach 1968 - Sabina Jeschke, Swedish-German engineer and academic 1968 - Julian McMahon, Australian actor and producer 1968 - Ricardo Rosset, Brazilian race car driver 1969 - Triple H, American wrestler and actor 1969 - Jonty Rhodes, South African cricketer and coach 1970 - Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Danish actor and producer 1970 - David Davies, English-Welsh politician 1971 - Matthew Johns, Australian rugby league player, sportscaster and television host 1972 - Clint Robinson, Australian kayaker 1972 - Maya Rudolph, American actress 1972 - Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, Malaysian surgeon and astronaut 1973 - Cassandra Clare, American journalist and author 1973 - Erik Nys, Belgian long jumper 1973 - Gorden Tallis, Australian rugby league player and coach 1974 - Eason Chan, Hong Kong singer, actor, and producer 1974 - Pete Yorn, American singer-songwriter and guitarist 1975 - Serkan Çeliköz, Turkish keyboard player and songwriter 1975 - Shea Hillenbrand, American baseball player 1975 - Fred Mascherino, American singer-songwriter and guitarist 1975 - Alessandro Pistone, Italian footballer 1975 - Alex Rodriguez, American baseball player 1976 - Demis Hassabis, English computer scientist and academic 1976 - Scott Mason, Australian cricketer 1977 - Foo Swee Chin, Singaporean illustrator 1977 - Björn Dreyer, German footballer 1977 - Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Irish actor 1978 - Diarmuid O'Sullivan, Irish hurler and manager 1979 - Marielle Franco, Brazilian politician, feminist, and human rights activist 1979 - Jorge Arce, Mexican boxer 1979 - Sidney Govou, French footballer 1979 - Shannon Moore, American wrestler and singer 1980 - Allan Davis, Australian cyclist 1980 - Wesley Gonzales, Filipino basketball player 1981 - Susan King Borchardt, American basketball player 1981 - Collins Obuya, Kenyan cricketer 1981 - Dash Snow, American painter and photographer 1981 - Christopher Weselek, German rugby player 1982 - Neil Harbisson, English-Catalan painter, composer, and activist 1983 - Lorik Cana, Albanian footballer 1983 - Martijn Maaskant, Dutch cyclist 1983 - Goran Pandev, Macedonian footballer 1983 - Soccor Velho, Indian footballer 1984 - Antoine Bethea, American football player 1984 - Tsuyoshi Nishioka, Japanese baseball player 1984 - Max Scherzer, American baseball player 1984 - Taylor Schilling, American actress 1984 - Kenny Wormald, American actor, dancer, and choreographer 1985 - Husain Abdullah, American football player 1985 - Matteo Pratichetti, Italian rugby player 1985 - Ajmal Shahzad, English cricketer 1986 - DeMarre Carroll, American basketball player 1986 - Ryan Flaherty, American baseball player 1986 - Ryan Griffen, Australian footballer 1987 - Jacoby Ford, American football player 1987 - Marek Hamšík, Slovak footballer 1987 - Jordan Hill, American basketball player 1987 - Sarah Parsons, American ice hockey player 1988 - Adam Biddle, Australian footballer 1988 - Yoervis Medina, Venezuelan baseball player 1988 - Ryan Tannehill, American football player 1989 - Maya Ali, Pakistani actress 1990 - Nick Hogan, American race car driver and actor 1990 - Paolo Hurtado, Peruvian footballer 1990 - Cheyenne Kimball, American singer-songwriter and guitarist 1990 - Stephen Li-Chung Kuo, Taiwanese-American figure skater 1990 - Kriti Sanon, Indian actress 1991 - Rena Matsui, Japanese actress and singer 1993 - Reagan Campbell-Gillard, Australian rugby league player 1993 - Max Power, English footballer 1993 - Jordan Spieth, American golfer 2001 - Shin Ki-joon, South Korean actor Deaths 903 - Abdallah II of Ifriqiya, Aghlabid emir 959 - Chai Rong, emperor of Later Zhou 1144 - Salomea of Berg, High Duchess consort of Poland 1061 - Nicholas II, pope of the Catholic Church 1101 - Conrad II, king of Italy 1101 - Hugh d'Avranches, Earl of Chester 1158 - Geoffrey VI, Count of Anjou 1276 - James I of Aragon 1365 - Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria 1382 - Joanna I of Naples 1510 - Giovanni Sforza, Italian condottiere 1469 - William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke 1656 - Salomo Glassius, German theologian and critic 1675 - Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, Vicomte de Turenne, French general 1689 - John Graham, 1st Viscount Dundee, Scottish general 1759 - Pierre Louis Maupertuis, French mathematician and philosopher 1770 - Robert Dinwiddie, Scottish merchant and politician, Colonial Governor of Virginia 1841 - Mikhail Lermontov, Russian poet and painter 1844 - John Dalton, English physicist, meteorologist, and chemist 1863 - William Lowndes Yancey, American journalist and politician 1865 - Jean-Joseph Dassy, French painter and lithographer 1875 - Aleksander Kunileid, Estonian composer and educator 1876 - Albertus van Raalte, Dutch-born American minister and author 1883 - Montgomery Blair, American lieutenant and politician, 20th United States Postmaster General 1916 - Charles Fryatt, English captain 1916 - William Jonas, English footballer 1917 - Emil Theodor Kocher, Swiss physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate 1921 - Myrddin Fardd, Welsh writer and antiquarian scholar 1924 - Ferruccio Busoni, Italian pianist, composer, and conductor 1931 - Auguste Forel, Swiss neuroanatomist and psychiatrist 1938 - Tom Crean, Irish seaman and explorer 1941 - Alfred Henry O'Keeffe, New Zealand painter and educator 1942 - Karl Pärsimägi, Estonian painter 1946 - Gertrude Stein, American novelist, poet, and playwright 1948 - Woolf Barnato, English race car driver and businessman 1948 - Joe Tinker, American baseball player and manager 1948 - Dorothea Bleek, South African anthropologist and philologist 1951 - Paul Kogerman, Estonian chemist and politician, 22nd Estonian Minister of Education 1958 - Claire Lee Chennault, American general and pilot 1960 - Julie Vinter Hansen, Danish-Swiss astronomer and academic 1962 - Richard Aldington, English poet and author 1962 - James H. Kindelberger, American pilot and businessman 1963 - Hooks Dauss, American baseball player 1963 - Garrett Morgan, American inventor 1964 - Winifred Lenihan, American actress, writer, and director 1965 - Daniel-Rops, French historian and author 1968 - Babe Adams, American baseball player and manager 1970 - António de Oliveira Salazar, Portuguese economist and politician, 100th Prime Minister of Portugal 1971 - Charlie Tully, Irish footballer and manager 1975 - Alfred Duraiappah, Sri Lankan Tamil lawyer and politician 1978 - Bob Heffron, New Zealand-Australian miner and politician, 30th Premier of New South Wales 1978 - Willem van Otterloo, Dutch cellist, composer, and conductor 1980 - Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Iranian king 1981 - William Wyler, American director, producer, and screenwriter 1981 - Elizabeth Rona, Hungarian American nuclear chemist 1984 - James Mason, English actor 1985 - Smoky Joe Wood, American baseball player and coach 1987 - Travis Jackson, American baseball player, coach, and manager 1988 - Frank Zamboni, American inventor and businessman, founded the Zamboni Company 1990 - Bobby Day, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer 1990 - René Toribio, Guadeloupean politician 1991 - John Friedrich, German-Australian engineer and conman 1992 - Max Dupain, Australian photographer and educator 1992 - Tzeni Karezi, Greek actress and screenwriter 1993 - Reggie Lewis, American basketball player 1994 - Kevin Carter, South African photographer and journalist 1995 - Melih Esenbel, Turkish politician and diplomat, 20th Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs 1995 - Rick Ferrell, American baseball player and coach 1995 - Miklós Rózsa, Hungarian-American composer and conductor 1998 - Binnie Barnes, English-American actress 1999 - Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov, Russian mathematician, physicist, and mountaineer 1999 - Harry Edison, American trumpet player 2000 - Gordon Solie, American sportscaster 2001 - Rhonda Sing, Canadian wrestler 2001 - Leon Wilkeson, American bass player and songwriter 2003 - Vance Hartke, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician 2003 - Bob Hope, English-American actor, comedian, television personality, and businessman 2005 - Al Held, American painter and academic 2005 - Marten Toonder, Dutch author and illustrator 2006 - Maryann Mahaffey, American academic and politician 2007 - James Oyebola, Nigerian-English boxer 2008 - Youssef Chahine, Egyptian director, producer, and screenwriter 2008 - Horst Stein, German-born Swiss conductor 2008 - Isaac Saba Raffoul, Mexican businessman 2010 - Maury Chaykin, American-Canadian actor 2010 - Jack Tatum, American football player 2012 - Norman Alden, American actor 2012 - R. G. Armstrong, American actor and playwright 2012 - Darryl Cotton, Australian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor 2012 - Geoffrey Hughes, English actor 2012 - Tony Martin, American actor and singer 2012 - Jack Taylor, English footballer and referee 2013 - Fernando Alonso, Cuban dancer, co-founded the Cuban National Ballet 2013 - Lindy Boggs, American politician and diplomat, 5th United States Ambassador to the Holy See 2013 - Bud Day, American colonel and pilot, Medal of Honor recipient 2013 - Kidd Kraddick, American radio host 2013 - Ilya Segalovich, Russian businessman, co-founded Yandex 2014 - Richard Bolt, New Zealand air marshal and pilot 2014 - George Freese, American baseball player and coach 2014 - Wallace Jones, American basketball player and coach 2014 - Francesco Marchisano, Italian cardinal 2014 - Paul Schell, American lawyer and politician, 50th Mayor of Seattle 2015 - Rickey Grundy, American singer-songwriter 2015 - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Indian engineer, academic, and politician, 11th President of India 2015 - Samuel Pisar, Polish-born American lawyer and author 2015 - Anthony Shaw, English general 2016 - Einojuhani Rautavaara, Finnish composer 2016 - James Alan McPherson, American short story writer and essayist 2016 - Jerry Doyle, American actor and talk show host 2016 - Piet de Jong, Dutch politician and naval officer, Minister of Defence, Prime Minister of the Netherlands 2017 - Sam Shepard, American playwright, actor, author, screenwriter, and director 2018 - Marco Aurelio Denegri, Peruvian literature critic, television host and sexologist Holidays and observances Christian feast day: *Arethas *Aurelius and Natalia and companions of the Martyrs of Córdoba. *Maurus, Pantalemon, and Sergius *Pantaleon *Seven Sleepers of Ephesus **National Sleepy Head Day *Theobald of Marly *Blessed Titus Brandsma, O.Carm. *July 27 Day of Victory in the Great Fatherland Liberation War Iglesia ni Cristo Day José Celso Barbosa Day Martyrs and Wounded Soldiers Day
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