What Happened on September 27, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Nolan Ryan strikes out 16 in 11 innings, for record 383 of season

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Soyuz 12 carries 2 cosmonauts into Earth orbit (2 days)
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Music releaseMusic Single

“The Way We Were” single released by Barbra Streisand (Billboard Song of the Year 1974)

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Demakes, American singer/guitarist (Less Than Jake)
  • Larry McSeed, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Tina Nicholson, WNBA guard (Cleveland Rockers)