What Happened on September 27, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st game at Nassau Coliseum, Rangers beat Islanders 6-4 (exhibition)

Famous Birthdays

  • Clara Hughes, Winnipeg Manitoba, cyclist (Olympics-2 bronze-96)
  • Craig L. Rice, American Politician

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Gwyneth Paltrow, actress (Pallbearer, Emma, Hard Eight), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Laurie Shepard, Cordele, GA, female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets)
  • Malachy Loye, cricketer (Northamptonshire & England "A" batsman)
  • Sylvia Crawley, American basketball player

Famous Deaths

  • Rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide
  • S. R. Ranganathan, Indian mathematician (b. 1892)