What Happened on July 27, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

14th du Maurier Golf Classic: Pat Bradley

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • 24th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Czechoslovakia in Prague Czech (3-0)
  • 73rd Tour de France won by Greg LeMond of USA
  • Iraqi jets attack central Iranian city of Arak; Iran threatens missile attack of gulf states supporting Iraq

Famous Birthdays

  • Courtney Kupets, American gymnast
  • Ryan Griffen, Australian rules footballer

Famous Weddings

  • "Say Anything" director Cameron Crowe (29) weds "Heart" guitarist Nancy Wilson (32)

Famous Deaths

  • Leroy Holmes, orchestra leader (Tonight Show, 1956-57), dies at 72