On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Detroit center Steve Yzerman becomes the 4th NHL player to record 100 points in 50 games or less with a goal and 2 assists as Red Wings beat Toronto, 8-1

NHL Legend Steve Yzerman
NHL Legend
Steve Yzerman
  • 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 [Okey Ka Fairy Ko!], dies at 70
  • Thomas Sopwith, British aviation pioneer (b. 1888)