On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Beth Henley's "Miss Firecracker contest" premieres in NYC
  • Indianapolis 500: Rick Mears wins in 3:03:21.638 (263.308 km/h)
  • Manuela Manleeva wins 3 singles tennis matches in one day

Famous Birthdays

  • Blake Ahearn, NBA basketball player
  • Kalle Spjuth, Swedish bandy player