On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Princess Mafalda-Ceceilia of Bulgaria
  • Winnie Harlow [born Chantelle Brown-Young], Canadian model with vitiligo (America's Next Top Model), born in Toronto, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • H Minderop, founder/chairman (TROS-radio/TV), dies
  • Kevin Carter, a South African photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize winner & member of the Bang-Bang Club, suicide at 33
  • Rosa Chacel, Spanish author, dies at 96
  • Tatiana Tauer, harpist, dies at 48