On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1968

Historical Events

  • "Darling of the Day" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 31 performances
  • French submarine Minerve disappears in the Mediterranean with the loss of 52 crew

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Pleasant, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns, Atlanta Falcons)
  • √Čric Tanguy, French contemporary classical composer, born in Caen, France
  • Eric Wedge, American baseball catcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • Matt Stover, NFL kicker (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
  • Mike Patton, American rocker (Faith No More - "The Real Thing"), born in Eureka, California
  • Patrick Blondeau, French footballer
  • Reggie Johnson, NFL tight end (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Rusty Meacham, American baseball pitcher (KC Royals, Seattle Mariners), born in Stuart, Florida
  • Tracy Lawrence, Atlanta Tx, country singer (Sticks & Stones)
  • Tricky, English rapper
1968 Highlights

About January 27, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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