History Blog

May 27

Happy Birthday RIP Vincent Price Jr(1911–1993) ; Christopher Lee–93 Heinz “Henry” Kissinger–92 Lee Meriwether–80 Louis Gossett Jr–79 “Siouxsie Sioux”(Susan Ballion)–58 Peri Gilpin(Oldham)–54 Adam Carolla–51 Todd Bridges–50 Edward McClintock–48 Joseph Fiennes–45 Paul Bettany–44 Christopher Colfer–25 ; 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.