Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 27-Apr

Died on This Day (27-Apr)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Álvaro Arzú Álvaro Arzú Álvaro Enrique Arzú Yrigoyen was a Guatemalan politician and businessman who served as the 32nd President of Guatemala from 14 January 1996 until 14 January 2000. President of Guatemala 72 2
Andréa Parisy Andréa Parisy Andréa Parisy , was a French film actress. Born Andrée Marcelle Henriette Parisy in Levallois-Perret, she was best known for her roles in films such as Le Petit Baigneur and Bébés à gogo; she also appeared in the 1968 film Mayerling, in which she played Princess Stéphanie of Belgium. French film actress 78 6
Bill Skowron Bill Skowron William Joseph Skowron , nicknamed "Moose", was an American professional baseball first baseman. Baseball player 81 8
Nossrat Peseschkian Nossrat Peseschkian Nossrat Peseschkian lived in Germany since 1954. He was a specialist in neurology, psychiatry, psychotherapy and psychosomatic medicine. German psychiatrist 76 10
Dorothee Sölle Dorothee Sölle Dorothee Steffensky-Sölle , known as Dorothee Sölle, was a German liberation theologian who coined the term "Christofascism". German theologian 73 17
C. R. Boxer C. R. Boxer Sir Charles Ralph Boxer FBA GCIH was a British historian of Dutch and Portuguese maritime and colonial history, especially in relation to South Asia and the Far East. British historian 96 20
Earl Wilson Earl Wilson Earl Wilson was an American educator and politician who served 11 terms as a United States representative from Indiana during the mid-20th century. American politician 84 30
John B. McKay John B. McKay John Barron McKay was an American naval officer, World War II pilot, aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and astronaut. USAF/NASA test pilot and astronaut 52 45
Edward R. Murrow Edward R. Murrow Edward Roscoe Murrow was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent. Television journalist 57 55
Jacob Ungerer Jacob Ungerer Jacob Ungerer was a German sculptor and Professor of Fine Arts. Sculpture 79 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Vito Acconci Vito Acconci Vito Acconci was an influential American performance, video and installation artist, whose diverse practice eventually included sculpture, architectural design, and landscape design. American performance artist 77 3
Aloysius Jin Luxian Aloysius Jin Luxian Aloysius Jin Luxian was a Roman Catholic bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Shanghai. Chinese bishop 96 7
David Wilkerson David Wilkerson David Ray Wilkerson was an American Christian evangelist, best known for his book The Cross and the Switchblade. American pentecostal evangelist 79 9
Richard Appleton Richard Appleton Richard Appleton was an Australian poet, raconteur and editor who became editor-in-chief of the Australian Encyclopaedia and, in 1987, was co-editor with Alex Galloway of the posthumous Lex Banning poetry collection There Was a Crooked Man. Australian poet/raconteur/editor 73 15
Ruth Handler Ruth Handler Ruth Marianna Handler was an American businesswoman and inventor. American businesswoman 85 18
Peter Wright Peter Wright Peter Maurice Wright CBE was a principal scientific officer for MI5, the British counter-intelligence agency. Spycatcher author 78 25
A. L. Strand A. L. Strand August Leroy Strand was an American entomologist who served as President of Montana State University from 1937 to 1942, and as President of Oregon State University from 1942 to 1961. American academic 86 40
Arthur Shields Arthur Shields Arthur Shields was an Irish actor on television, stage and film. Irish actor 74 50
Hendrik Bulthuis Hendrik Bulthuis Hendrik Jan Bulthuis was a Dutch customs official, author, and translator of more than thirty works into Esperanto. Dutch writer 79 75
José Solís Folch de Cardona José Solís Folch de Cardona José Solís y Folch de Cardona, grande de España and knight of the Order of Santiago was a Spanish colonial administrator and viceroy of New Granada from November 24, 1753 to February 25, 1761. Spanish colonial governor 54 250