What Happened on August 27, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Lindy's Pride win Hambletonian Stakes
  • Mike Procter hits six consecutive sixes (across two overs)

Famous Birthdays

  • Cesar Millan, Culiacan Mexico, professional dog trainer
  • Chandra Wilson, American actress
  • Kipp Vickers, NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Mark Ealham, cricketer (Kent & England Test all-rounder 1996)
  • Steven Van Randwijck, field hockey player (Olympics-96), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Claire Whitney, silent film actress (Blind Fools), dies at 79
  • Erika Mann, German/US author/daughter of Thomas Mann, dies
  • Henri EJA de Page, Belgian lawyer, dies
  • Ivy Compton-Burnett, novelist, dies