Today in History for 27th May 1942

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Historical Events

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- Dorie Miller awarded navy cross for deeds at Pearl Harbor
- Hitler orders 10,000 Czechs murdered
- Italian army begin siege of French western Fort Bir Hachim
- Reinhard Heydrich, Nazi "Deputy Reich Protector of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia" is shot & mortally wounded in Prague in in Operation Anthropoid

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 4

- Kent Bede Bernard, Trinidad, 4X400 runner (Olympic-bronze-1964)
- Lee Baca, American law enforcement official
- Priscilla Anne McLean, composer
- Roger Freeman, British minister of transport

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