What Happened on January 27, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • German war criminals Fischer & Aus der Funten freed
  • Kevin Johnson (Phoenix) begins NBA free throw streak of 57 games
  • Okla linebacker Mark VanKeirsblilck assaults an Ok grad student

Famous Deaths

  • Bayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor (b. 1918)
  • Thomas Sopwith, British aviation pioneer (b. 1888)