What Happened on July 27, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • First expedited salvaging of Titanic wreck begins by RMS Titanic, Inc.
  • John Demjanjuk, accused Nazi "Ivan the Terrible", testifies in Israel
  • Salt Lake City Trappers lose 7-5 to Billings Mustangs, ending their professional-record winning streak at 29 consecutive

Famous Deaths

  • Travis Jackson, baseball player (NY Giants), dies at 83