On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1979

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Rick Mears wins in 3:08:47.950 (255.723 km/h)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John Paul II ordains John J O'Connor as a bishop

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Famous Birthdays

  • Mile Sterjovski, Australian footballer
1979 Highlights

About May 27, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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