On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1987

Historical Events

  • First expedited salvaging of Titanic wreck begins by RMS Titanic, Inc.
  • John Demjanjuk, accused Nazi "Ivan the Terrible", testifies in Israel
  • Salt Lake City Trappers lose 7-5 to Billings Mustangs, ending their professional-record winning streak at 29 consecutive

Famous Deaths

  • Travis Jackson, American Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop (World Series 1933; MLB All Star 1934; NY Giants), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 83
1987 Highlights

About July 27, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo