On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Francis Chichester begins 1st solo sail around world
  • Oakland Pitcher Paul Lindblad begins a 385 cons errorless streak
  • Race riot in Waukegan, Illinois

Famous Birthdays

  • Deena Wigger, US shooter (Olympic-92), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Juhan Parts, Prime Minister of Estonia

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

American sportscaster Al Michaels (21) weds Linda Stamaton

Television Sportscaster Al Michaels
Television Sportscaster
Al Michaels