Today in History for 27th January 1996

Day of Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 7 of 7

- 15 day old siamese twins separated-Sarah Morales survives, Sarahi dies
- 70th Australian Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats Anke Huber (64 61)
- Catherine Roskam becomes the 1st NY female Episcopal bishop
- Colonel Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara deposes the first democratically elected president of Niger, Mahamane Ousmane, in a military coup.
- France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
- Germany celebrates its 1st Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Shiv Chanderpaul scores 303* for Guyana v Jamaica at Kingston

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 1 of 1

- "ER" TV actress Yvette Freeman (39) weds musical director Lawny Hartley (49) in Dunleith, Delaware

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 6 of 6

- Barbara Skelton, writer, dies at 79
- John Patrick Sutton Ludlow, actor (Agatha), dies at 93
- Julian Hill, research chemist, dies at 91
- Olga Havlova, political activist, dies at 63
- Ralph Webster Yarborough, politician, dies at 92
- Tommy Mitchell, cricket (Derbyshire leg-spin, 5 Tests for Eng), dies

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