What Happened on September 27, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Sandy Koufax sets NL strikeout season record at 269
  • Sierre Leone becomes 100th member of UN

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Lau, Hong Kong actor and singer
  • Christopher J Perry, Edenton NC, PGA golfer (1987 Kemper Open-2nd)
  • Irvine Welsh, Scottish writer

Famous Deaths

  • Hilda Doolittle, US poetess (Bid Me to Live), dies at 75