What Happened on August 27, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st night match at US Tennis Open (Parun defeats Smith)
  • Veronica & Colin Scargill (England) complete tandem bicycle ride, a record 18,020 miles around the world

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonny Moseley, American skier
  • Mark Rudan, Australian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Emperor Haile Selassie, depossed Ethiopian emperor, strangled at 83