On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1988

Historical Events

  • Baseball star Tommy John commits record 3 errors on 1 play as Yanks rout Brewers 16-3
  • Boston's worst traffic jam in 30 years
  • General Sein Lwin succeeds San Yu as the 6th President of Burma
  • Radio Shack announces Tandy 1000 SL computer

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Biddle, Australian footballer (Sydney FC), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Ryan Tannehill III, American football quarterback (Miami Dolphins, Tennessee Titans; NFL passer rating leader 2019), born in Lubbock, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Brigitte Horney, German actress (Das Erbe der Guldenburgs), dies at 77
  • Frank Zamboni, American inventor (b. 1901)
1988 Highlights

About July 27, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo