What Happened on May 27, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Rick Mears wins in 3:08:47.950 (255.723 km/h)
  • Penny Pulz wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John Paul II ordains John J O'Connor as a bishop

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Famous Birthdays

  • Mile Sterjovski, Australian footballer