What Happened on May 27, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Sherry!" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 65 performances
  • Australians vote in favor of a constitutional referendum granting the Australian government the power to make laws to benefit Indigenous Australians and to count them in the national census.

Famous Birthdays

  • Chin Yang, Laos-born American jockey
  • Doug West, NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • George McCloud, NBA forward/guard (Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns)
  • Paul Gascoigne, soccer player
  • Ruthie Bolton Holifield, WNBA guard (Sac Monarchs/Olympics-gold-96)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Niekisch, German politician (b. 1889)