On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1967

Historical Events

  • Naomi Sims is 1st black model on US cover (Fashion of the Times)

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Nastanovich, American percussionist (Pavement, Silver Jews), born in Rochester, New York
  • Brian McRae, Bradenton FL, outfielder (Chicago Cubs)
  • Rob Burnett, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns/Baltimore Ravens)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestBrian Epstein

Brian Epstein, English music entrepreneur and manager (Beatles), dies of an accidental barbiturate overdose at 32

Music Entrepreneur and Beatles Manager Brian Epstein
Music Entrepreneur and Beatles Manager
Brian Epstein
  • Henri-Georges Adam, French painter/cartoonist/sculptor, dies at 63
1967 Highlights

About August 27, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Virgo