On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Amsterdam businessman M Caransa kidnapped
  • NASA launches space vehicle S-200

Famous Birthdays

  • Jiří Jarosík, Czech footballer
  • Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lankan cricketer

Famous Deaths

  • James M. Cain, American writer (Postman Always Rings Twice), dies at 85