On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Highest price paid for painting by a living artist 960,200 pounds - Miro
  • Mariners bat out of order against White Sox in 2nd inning
  • NASA launches space vehicle S-205
  • Soyuz T-9 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station

Famous Birthdays

  • Alsou, Russian singer (Solo), born in Bugulma, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
  • Dale Steyn, South African cricketer, born in Phalaborwa, South Africa
  • Evan Taubenfeld, American musician (Welcome to the Blacklist Club), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Famous Deaths

  • Don Ida, balloonists, dies during a race
  • Maxie Anderson, balloonists, dies during a race