What Happened on October 27, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • UN deprives South Africa of Namibia
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Lauer, Humboldt, NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins)
  • Grant Kenny, Norfolk Island NSW, Australian golfer
  • Matt Drudge, American blogger
  • Timm Rosenbach, NFL quarterback (New Orleans Saints)

Famous Deaths

  • Nigel Haig, cricketer (England pace bowler in 5 Tests 1921-30), dies