On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • National Football League Championship, Memorial Stadium, Baltimore: Baltimore Colts beat New York Giants, 31-16; Colts score 24 straight points in 4th quarter

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Tippett, NFL linebacker (New England Patriots)
  • Gerina Dunwich, American author
  • Mary Holland, WPVA volleyballer, born in San Diego, California

Famous Deaths

  • Alfonso Reyes, Mexican writer (Simpatías y diferencias) and diplomat (Higenia Cruel), dies at 70