On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Race Riot in Gary Indiana

Famous Birthdays

  • Christina Singer, German tennis star (1991 Futures GBR), born in Goppingen, Germany
  • Julian McMahon, Australian actor (Nip/Tuck, Profiler), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Italian actress (Postman), born in Messina, Italy
  • Ricardo Rosset, Brazilian Formula One driver, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Tom Goodwin [Thomas Jones], American MLB player (1994-1997 KC Royals), born in Fresno, California

Famous Deaths

  • Anton van Duinkerken, [Willem J M A Asselbergs], literary, dies
  • Babe Adams, baseball player (b. 1882)
  • Lillian Harvey, actress (Invitation to the Waltz), dies at 61