On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Graham Gooch scores 333 v India at Lord's

Cricketer Graham Gooch
Graham Gooch
  • Tom Moody scores 100 in 26 mins in county cricket, world record
  • White-Russia declares independence
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor begins a 3 day jail sentence for slapping a police officer in Beverly Hills

Famous Birthdays

  • Cheyenne Kimball, American musician (Gloriana), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Indiana Evans, Australian actress (Home and Away), born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Nick Hogan, American reality TV star, born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

NBA star Patrick Ewing (27) weds Rita Williams

Hall of Fame NBA Centre Patrick Ewing
Hall of Fame NBA Centre
Patrick Ewing

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Day [Robert Byrd], American rock musician (Rockin' Robin), dies of cancer at 58
  • Elizabeth Allan, actress (Tale of 2 Cities, Camille, Java Head), dies
  • Kim Thomas-Friedland, news anchor (FNN), dies at 32
  • Nick Pippins, actor (Simon), dies of AIDS at 35
  • Salim Ali, Indian Ornithologist (Birdman of India), dies at 90