What Happened on October 27, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 19th Olympic games close at Mexico City, Mexico

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA River Plantation Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Famous Birthdays

  • Antoinette Lucas, American field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Crozier, Virginia
  • Kata Karkkainen, Finnish author and Playmate (Dec, 1988), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Vinny Samways, English footballer, born in Bethnal Green, London

Famous Deaths

  • Lise Meitner, Austrian-Swedish physicist (Protactinium), dies at 89