Today in History for 27th August 1990

Day of Week: Monday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 5 of 5

- 52 Americans arrive in Turkey from Iraq
- Brewers-Blue Jays game is delayed 35 minutes due to gnats
- Market prices plunge as OPEC nears informal agreement to increase output to cover shortfall due to invasion; cash market trading experiences abrupt decline.
- Rosa Mota wins female marathon (2:31:27)
- WWF Summer Slam-Ultimate Warrior beats Rick Rude

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 2

- Raymond St Jacques, actor/dir (Falcon Crest), dies of cancer at 60
- Stevie Ray Vaughan, American blues guitarist, dies in a helicopter crash at 35

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