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 musician (Pavement, Silver Jews)
  • Brian McRae, Bradenton FL, outfielder (Chicago Cubs)
  • Rob Burnett, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns/Baltimore Ravens)

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Epstein, English music entrepreneur and manager (Beatles), dies of drug overdose at 32
  • Henri-Georges Adam, French painter/cartoonist/sculptor, dies at 63
1967 Highlights

About August 27, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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