October 27, 2003

other october 27ths.

1728: Captain James Cook, Discoverer of Hawaii, Australia and New Zealand
1782: Niccolo Paganini, Italian composer and violinist
1811: Isaac M Singer, inventor, manufacturer
1858: Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States
1904: The New York Subway, Mass transit system
1914: Dylan Thomas, Welsh author and poet
1923: Roy Lichtenstein, Artist
1932: Sylvia Plath, Author and obsessive oven cleaner
1939: John Cleese, British actor and writer
1952: Roberto Benigni, actor, director and cab driver
1958: Simon LeBon, Duran Duran frontman
1967: Scott Weiland, singer and junkie

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