What Happened on August 27, 2015

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

15th World Championships in Athletics: Usain Bolt of Jamaica adds the Mens 200m gold to his 100m win

Olympic Sprinter Usain Bolt
Olympic Sprinter
Usain Bolt
  • Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos names top Supreme Court judge, Vassiliki Thanou caretaker Prime Minister - Greece's 1st female Prime Minister

Famous Deaths

  • Darryl Dawkins, American professional basketball player (Philadelphia 76ers, NJ Nets), dies at 58