Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 27-Feb

Died on This Day (27-Feb)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Nathaniel Taylor 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 80 1
Leonard Nimoy Leonard Nimoy Leonard Simon Nimoy was an American actor, author, film director, singer, and photographer who achieved international fame for playing Spock in the Star Trek franchise for almost 50 years; from two pilot episodes in 1965 and 1967 to his final film performance in 2013. "Spock" Actor 83 5
Van Cliburn Van Cliburn 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 . American pianist 78 7
Frank Buckles Frank Buckles Frank Woodruff Buckles was a United States Army corporal and the last surviving American military veteran of World War I. WWI Veteran 110 9
James Avati James Avati James Sante Avati was an American illustrator and paperback cover artist. American artist 92 15
Spike Milligan Spike Milligan Terence Alan "Spike" Milligan was a British-Irish actor, comedian, writer, musician, poet, and playwright. Comedian/writer 83 18
Les Ames Les Ames 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 84 30
George Tobias George Tobias George Tobias was an American theater, film and television actor. American theater, film and television actor 78 40
Marie Dionne Marie Dionne The Dionne quintuplets are the first quintuplets known to have survived their infancy. Quintuplet 35 50
William Sherman Jennings William Sherman Jennings William Sherman Jennings was an American politician. American politician 56 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Dick Bradsell 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. London bartender 56 4
Aaron Allston Aaron Allston Aaron Dale Allston was an American game designer and author of many science fiction books, notably Star Wars novels. American writer 53 6
Ma Jiyuan Ma Jiyuan Ma Jiyuan was a Ma clique warlord in China during the Republic of China era, ruling the northwestern province of Qinghai. Chinese warlord 91 8
Jonathan May Jonathan May Jonathan May was an American cellist and conductor. American conductor 51 10
Fred Rogers Fred Rogers Fred McFeely Rogers , also known as Mister Rogers, was an American television host, author, producer, and Presbyterian minister. American television personality 74 17
Selwyn Toogood Selwyn Toogood Selwyn Featherston Toogood was a New Zealand radio and television personality. New Zealand broadcaster 84 19
Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. 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 82 35
John Vincent Holland 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 85 45
Rudolf S. Enblom Rudolf S. Enblom Rudolf S. Enblom was a Swedish architect. Swedish architect 83 75
Charles B. Thompson 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 81 125