On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 4th Mayor's Trophy Game; Yanks beat Mets 5-2
  • Dark Shadows, American Gothic soap opera, premieres on ABC-TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Giambattista Valli, Italian fashion designer, born in Rome, Italy

Person of interestJ. J. Abrams

J. J. Abrams, American writer, producer and director (Lost, Star Wars: the Force Awakens), born in NYC, New York

Director, Producer and Writer J. J. Abrams
Director, Producer and Writer
J. J. Abrams
  • Jeff Conine, American MLB outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Mercedes Paz, Argentine tennis star (1990 Strasbourg), born in Tucum├ín, Argentina
  • Rob Harbison, American 3x40 rifle shooter (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Fallston, Maryland

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur D Waley, [Schloss], British sinology/poet (Monkey), dies