History Blog

May 27

Happy Birthday RIP Vincent Price(1911–1993) ; Christopher Lee–92 Heinz “Henry” Kissinger–91 Lee Meriwether–79 Louis Gossett Jr–78 “Siouxsie Sioux”(Susan Ballion)–57 Peri Gilpin(Oldham)–53 Adam Carolla–50 Todd Bridges–49 Joseph Fiennes–44 Paul Bettany–43 Chris Colfer–24 ; 1896 – The F4-strength St. Louis-East St. Louis Tornado hits in St. Louis, Missouri and East Saint Louis, Illinois, killing at least 255 people and causing $2.9 billion in damage ; 1927 – The Ford Motor Company ceases manufacture of the Ford Model T and begins to retool plants to make the Ford Model A.