On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1985

Historical Events

  • Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway becomes first woman to run 10,000m in under 31 minutes; takes world record down to 30:59.42 in Oslo, Norway

Famous Birthdays

  • Benedita Pereira, Portuguese actress, born in Porto, Portugal
  • Lou Taylor Pucci, American actor (Thumbsucker), born in Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Smoky Joe Wood, American baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox), dies at 95
1985 Highlights

About July 27, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo