On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1979

Historical Events

  • Islanders score 2 goals within 6 seconds 3 goals within 44 seconds
  • St Vincent & Grenadines becomes independent of UK (National Day)
  • Voluntary Euthanasia Society publishes how-to-do-it suicide guide

Famous Birthdays

  • Melanie Vallejo, Australian TV actress (Power Rangers Mystic Force), born in Adelaide, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Father Charles Coughlin, Canadian-American Roman Catholic priest and pro-Fascist radio broadcaster, dies at 88
1979 Highlights

About October 27, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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