Who Was Born Today – October 27 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – October 27 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on October 27
1728 Captain James Cook, British explorer.
1811 Isaac Singer, inventor of the sewing machine.
1858 Theodore Roosevelt, 26th president of the United States (1901-1909).
1914 Dylan Thomas, Welsh poet.
1923 Roy Lichtenstein, ‘pop art’ painter.
1927 Ruby Dee, actress and civil rights activist.
1932 Sylvia Plath, poet and novelist.
1939 John Cleese, actor-writer best known for comedy productions (Monty Python, Fawlty Towers).
1940 Maxine Hong Kingston, writer (The Woman Warrior, China Men).
1946 Peter Martins, Danish dancer and choreographer.
1950 Fran Leibowitz, writer (Metropolitan Life, Social Studies).
1958 Simon Le Bon, lead singer of the band Duran Duran and Arcadia.
1975 Aron Ralston, outdoorsman, engineer, author; known for surviving an accident by amputating his own right forearm to escape from under a boulder that had trapped him for over five days.

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