On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 55th German F-104 Starfighter crashes
  • 6 French fighters crash above Spain

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Leckner, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)
  • John Jaha, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Ray Sheppard, Pembroke, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers)
  • Sean Kinney, US rock drummer (Alice in Chains-We Die Young)