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Notable Historical Events for January 27th

1969Chuck Noll is named head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers (the youngest coach in NFL history at the time)

1992Presidential candidate Bill Clinton (D) & Genifer Flowers accuse each other of lying over her assertion they had a 12-year affair

1992Mike Tyson goes on trial for rape (he is found guilty)

1984Michael Jackson is burned during filming for Pepsi commercial

1992Jane Fonda undergoes arthroscopic surgery on her right knee

1880Thomas Edison patents electric incandescent lamp

1924Lenin placed in Mausoleum in Red Square, Moscow

197936th Golden Globes: Midnight Express, Jon Voight & Jane Fonda

198613th American Music Award: Whitney Houston, Huey Lewis & C Gayle

1957Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Lake Worth Golf Open

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Notable Birthdays on January 27th

1775Friedrich von Schelling, Germany, philosopher (Views on Christianity)

1850Samuel Gompers, London England, American labor union leader (American Federation of Labor)

1832Lewis Carroll, [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson], Halton, Cheshire, author (Alice in Wonderland), (d. 1898)

1936Samuel Ting, Ann Arbor, Michigan, American physicist, Nobel Laureate

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Notable Deaths on January 27th

1972Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer (He Got the Whole World), dies at 60

98Marius Cocceius Nerva, emperor of Rome (96-98), dies of a stroke at about 67

1993André the Giant, WWF wrestler, dies of congestive heart failure at 49

1901Giuseppe Verdi, Italian composer, dies at 77

2010J. D. Salinger, American novelist (b. 1919)

1816Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood/admiral, dies at 92

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