On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1980

Historical Events

  • 1st female state police graduates (NJ)
  • Dodgers' Jerry Reuss no-hits SF Giants 8-0
  • Italian plane crashes into Tyrrheense Sea, kills 81
  • US revives draft registration

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Pietersen, English cricketer, born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Albany "Barney" Bigard, Creole-American jazz clarinetist (Duke Ellington Orchestra, 1927-42 - "Mood Indigo"), dies at 74
1980 Highlights

About June 27, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer