1756 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart the Austrian composer was born on the 27th January 1756 (died 1791 aged 35).
1785 – The University of Georgia was founded on the 27th January 1785, becoming the first public university in the United States.
1832 – Lewis Carroll the English author was born on the 27th January 1832 (died 1898).
1933 – Mohamed Al-Fayed the Egyptian-Monacan businessman was born on the 27th January 1933.
1956 – Mimi Rogers the American actress was born on the 27th January 1956.
1964 – Bridget Fonda the American actress was born on the 27th January 1964.
1967 – The United States, United Kingdom, and Soviet Union sigedn the Outer Space Treaty in Washington, D.C. on the 27th January 1967, banning deployment of nuclear weapons in space, and limiting use of the Moon and other celestial bodies to peaceful purposes.
1969 ~ Patton Oswalt the American stand-up comedian, writer, actor and voice actor was born on the 27th January 1969. Patton Oswalt is best known for his roles as Spencer Olchin in The King of Queens, and voicing Remy in Ratatouille.
1976 ~ Laverne & Shirley the American television sitcom was first broadcast on the 27th January 1976, until 10th May 1983. The show was originally titled Laverne De Fazio & Shirley Feeney in the first season. YouTube video: Laverne & Shirley Season 1 Opening (1976)…