On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1959

Historical Events

  • Rare Pacific hurricane kills 2,000 in Western Mexico

Famous Birthdays

  • Rick Carlisle, American basketball guard and head coach (Dallas Mavericks 2008-19; Indiana Pacers; NBA Coach of the Year 2002, Detroit Pistons), born in Ogdensburg, New York
1959 Highlights

About October 27, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio