On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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

Famous Deaths

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