On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 47th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 23-22 in Birmingham, Auburn's first win in the series in 10 years
  • 5th time Rangers shut-out Islanders 3-0

Sport awardDavis Cup

Davis Cup, Grenoble, France: US takes unassailable, 3-0 lead over France as John McEnroe & Peter Flemming take the doubles 6-3, 6-4, 9-7 over Henri Leconte & Yannick Noah; tie ends 4-1

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
Tennis Player Henri Leconte
Tennis Player
Henri Leconte
  • Kepler Wessels scores century in 1st Test Cricket (162 v England)
  • Yasuhiro Nakasone elected Prime Minister of Japan succeeding Zenko Suzuki

Famous Deaths

  • Filip Kutev, Bulgarian composer (State Ensemble for Folk Song and Dance), dies at 79