On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1989

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)
1989 Highlights

About January 27, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius