What Happened on July 27, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Fritz Von Erich beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champ
  • General Amin al-Hafez becomes president of Syria

Famous Birthdays

  • Jason Buck, WLAF defensive end (Scottish Claymores)
  • Karrin Allyson, American jazz singer (Wild for You), born in Great Bend, Kansas

Famous Deaths

  • Garrett Morgan, American inventor (gas mask and traffic signal), dies at 86