Famous People Who Died on January 27
Journalist / 1864 - 1922
Nellie Bly was an American journalist known for her investigative and undercover reporting. She earned acclaim in 1887 for her exposé on the conditions of patients at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, and achieved further fame after the New York World sent her on a trip around the world in 1889.
Civil Rights Activist, Singer, Television Personality / 1911 - 1972
20th century recording artist Mahalia Jackson, known as the Queen of Gospel, is revered as one of the greatest musical figures in U.S. history.
Andre the Giant
John James Audubon
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