On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Sam Rice, Eppa Rixey, Elmer Flick, & John Clarkson elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Yevgeni Grishin skates world record 500m in 39.6 sec

Famous Deaths

  • John Farrow, Australian director and actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island), dies from a heart attack at 58